On This Day

January 17, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alvaro Arbeloa, Spanish footballer, born in Salamanca, Spain
  • Johannes Herber, German basketball player, born in Darmstadt, Germany
  • Rick Kelly, Australian racing driver, born in Mildura, Australia

Deaths in Sport

  • Bill Bonthron, American athlete (world 1,500m record 3:48.8 1934), dies at 70
1983 in Sport