On This Day

Year 1983 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 18 IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals (Pentathlon & Decathlon victories) 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semi-pro baseball
  • Sep 26 Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race - 1st non-US winner
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Sports Stars Married in 1983

  • Jun 24 "NBC Sports" sportscaster Bob Costas (31) weds Carole Randall Krumenacher
  • Nov 6 Businessman Vidal Sassoon (55) weds dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis
  • Nov 21 NY Ranger Ron Greschner marries model Carol Alt

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