November 1983 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 4 Washington Capitals first NHL overtime victory beating Vancouver 5-4
  • Nov 5 NY Rangers & Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 secs of 3rd period
  • Nov 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneer James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings
  • Nov 11 Wayne Phillips scores 159 on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan at WACA
  • Nov 12 NJ Devils 1st overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3

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Nov 15 75th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

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Nov 16 Kapil Dev takes 9-83 v WI at Ahmedabad, but India still lose

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
  • Nov 17 Philadelphia Flyers win 13th straight NHL game

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Nov 19 Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

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Nov 19 Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri
  • Nov 20 Cleveland Browns shutout Patriots 30-0
  • Nov 20 NY Giants Butch Woolfolk ties NFL record of 43 attempts rushing
  • Nov 20 33rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Allison wins
  • Nov 24 Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson for the West Indies vs India in Bombay

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 25 Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Nov 27 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 18-17
  • Nov 30 Denver Nuggets coach Doug Moe, hoplessly behind, advise team to let Blazers break their scoring record

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Josh Wicks, American soccer player
  • Nov 1 Jon Wilkin, English rugby league footballer
  • Nov 5 Mike Hanke, German footballer
  • Nov 8 Blanka Vlašić, Croatian high jumper
  • Nov 8 Remko Pasveer, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 10 Craig Smith, American basketball player
  • Nov 11 Philipp Lahm, German footballer
  • Nov 11 Matt Garza, American baseball player
  • Nov 12 Carlton Cole, English football player
  • Nov 15 Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
  • Nov 16 Kari Lehtonen, Finnish ice hockey goaltender
  • Nov 16 Britta Steffen, German swimmer (Olympic gold 50/100m 2008), born in Schwedt, Germany
  • Nov 17 Yiannis Bourousis, Greek basketball player
  • Nov 17 Ryan Braun, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 17 Scott Moore, American baseball player
  • Nov 17 Nick Markakis, American baseball player
  • Nov 18 Travis Buck, American baseball player
  • Nov 21 Jamie Langley, English rugby player
  • Nov 22 Peter Ramage, English footballer
  • Nov 24 Dean Ashton, English footballer
  • Nov 29 Tanner Glass, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 30 Adrian Cristea, Romanian footballer

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 6 Businessman Vidal Sassoon (55) weds dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon
  • Nov 21 NY Ranger Ron Greschner marries model Carol Alt

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestBetty Nuthall

Nov 8 Betty Nuthall, English tennis player, dies at 72

Tennis Player Betty Nuthall
Tennis Player
Betty Nuthall
  • Nov 30 George Headley, cricket (10 tons in 22 Tests, 1st black WI capt), dies