On This Day

January 11, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billy Martin named NY Yankee manager for 3rd time

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin
  • Edmonton’s Pat Hughes sets NHL record for the fastest 2 shorthanded goals by one player at just 25 seconds apart in a 7-5 win at St. Louis; first player to break a Wayne Gretzky record

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Kings' center Marcel Dionne picks up his 24th NHL career hat-trick and adds 3 assists for 6 points in a 9-7 win at Washington; Kings' first road win after 8 straight losses

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Birthdays in Sport

  • Adrian Sutil, German racing driver, born in Starnberg, Germany
  • Matthew Palleschi, Canadian soccer player, born in Richmond Hill, Canada
1983 in Sport