On This Day

June 12, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Patty Sheehan comes from 7 strokes behind with a final round a 66 (−6) to finish 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Sandra Haynie

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Miller Barber inaugural champion by 1 stroke from Gene Littler
  • Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bryan Habana, South African rugby player (South Africa national team), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player (Portland Thorns FC), born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
1983 in Sport