On This Day

December 27, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Ballon d'Or: Juventus' French midfielder Michel Platini claims first of 3 trophies for Europe's best football player ahead of Liverpool midfielder Kenny Dalgleish and Vejle BK striker Allan Simonsen

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cole Hamels, American baseball player