Historical Events on August 6, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bomb planted by Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of ANC, explodes at a synagogue in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Minnesota Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)
  • Supertanker Castillo de Bellvar catches fire and sinks northwest of Capetown, South Africa