On This Day

April 18, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 87th Boston Marathon: American double; Greg Meyer men's champion in 2:09:00; Joan Benoit takes women's race in 2:22:43; her 2nd event title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Fodil Hadjadj, Algerian football player, born in Algiers, Algeria
  • Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Maracay, Venezuela

Deaths in Sport

  • Alan Melville, South African cricketer (11 Tests for South Africa, 894 runs), dies at 72
1983 in Sport