1983 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 238 of 238

  • Nov 12 NJ Devils 1st overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 13 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Dec 3 49th Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Rozier, Nebraska (RB)
  • Dec 3 48th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-20 in Birmingham
  • Dec 4 NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0
  • Dec 5 LA Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
  • Dec 10 Last NFL game at Shea Stadium; Steelers beat NY Jets 34-7

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Dec 11 Jan Stephens and Fred Couples wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 11 72nd Men's Australian Open: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (6-1, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Sport awardTennis Open

Dec 11 72nd Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Kathy Jordan (6-2, 7-6)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Dec 13 9,655 see highest-scoring NBA game: Detroit 186, Denver 184 (3 OT)
  • Dec 15 3 KC Royals suspended due to cocaine usage

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 16 Yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • Dec 18 NBA San Diego Clippers ends 29 game road losing streak
  • Dec 19 The original FIFA World Cup trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, is stolen from the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation in Rio de Janeiro.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 20 Guy Lafleur, Montreal, became 10th NHLer to score 500 goals

NHL Legend Guy Lafleur
NHL Legend
Guy Lafleur
  • Dec 20 NY Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Pitts Penguins
  • Dec 21 NBA Indiana Pacers end a 28 game road losing streak
  • Dec 21 NCAA rules rescinded last 2-minute men's basketball free throw rule
  • Dec 22 Islanders score 3 shorthanded goals against Caps
  • Dec 26 Test Cricket debut of Gregory Richard John Matthews, v Pakistan at the MCG
  • Dec 28 72nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 28 Gavaskar achieves his 30th century, beating Bradman's record of 29

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Dec 29 Gavaskar makes the highest Test Cricket score by an Indian, 236* v WI
  • Dec 29 Graeme Yallop completes 268 v Pakistan at cricket MCG
  • Dec 29 2nd College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 19-18 in Memphis

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 317

  • Aug 23 Sun Mingming, Chinese basketball player, World's tallest player at 7ft 9in, born in Bayan County, China
  • Aug 24 Marcel Goc, German ice hockey player, born in Calw, Germany
  • Aug 25 James Rossiter, British racing driver
  • Aug 26 Félix Porteiro, Spanish racing driver
  • Aug 28 Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • Aug 30 Gustavo Eberto, Argentine footballer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 31 Larry Fitzgerald, American football player
  • Sep 1 José Antonio Reyes, Spanish footballer
  • Sep 2 Mark Foster, English rugby player
  • Sep 3 Augusto Farfus, Brazilian racing driver
  • Sep 3 Nicky Hunt, English footballer
  • Sep 3 Marcus McCauley, American football player
  • Sep 3 Valdas Vasylius, Lithuanian basketball player
  • Sep 4 Tareq Aziz, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Sep 5 Eugen Bopp, Ukrainian-German footballer, born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Sep 5 Pablo Granoche, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Sep 7 Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist
  • Sep 7 Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer
  • Sep 7 Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks
  • Sep 7 Annette Dytrt, German skater figure
  • Sep 8 Wali Lundy, American football player
  • Sep 8 Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer
  • Sep 8 Chris Judd, Australian football player
  • Sep 8 Lewis Roberts-Thompson, Australian football player
  • Sep 8 Will Blalock, American basketball player
  • Sep 9 Kyle Davies, American baseball player
  • Sep 9 Edwin Jackson, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Sep 9 Sam Hollenbach, National Football League quarterback
  • Sep 9 Cleveland Taylor, International footballer
  • Sep 11 Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player
  • Sep 11 Ike Diogu, American basketball player
  • Sep 12 Daniel Muir, football player
  • Sep 14 Frostee Rucker, National Football League defensive end
  • Sep 15 Luke Hochevar, American baseball player
  • Sep 16 Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean Olympic swimmer
  • Sep 18 Kevin Doyle, Irish footballer
  • Sep 19 Joey Devine, American baseball player
  • Sep 19 Charlie Haeger, American baseball player
  • Sep 20 Ángel Sánchez, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Sep 21 Fernando Cavenaghi, Argentinian footballer
  • Sep 21 Anna Meares, Australian cyclist
  • Sep 24 Randy Foye, American basketball player
  • Sep 26 Ricardo Quaresma, Portuguese footballer
  • Sep 28 Stefan Moore, English footballer
  • Sep 30 Andreea Răducan, Romanian gymnast
  • Oct 1 Mirko Vučinić, Montenegrin footballer
  • Oct 3 Frederico Chaves Guedes, Brazilian footballer
  • Oct 4 Dan Clarke, British racing driver
  • Oct 4 Kurt Suzuki, American baseball player
  • Oct 5 Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Oct 8 Michael Fraser, Scottish football goalkeeper
  • Oct 8 Travis Pastrana, American motorsports competitor
  • Oct 9 Jang Mi-Ran, South Korean weightlifter
  • Oct 9 Andreas Zuber, Austrian racing driver
  • Oct 9 Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player
  • Oct 10 Vusimuzi Sibanda, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Oct 12 Alex Brosque, Australian footballer
  • Oct 14 Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player
  • Oct 14 Lin Dan, Chinese badminton player (two-time Olympic champion, five-time World champion), born in Longyan, China
  • Oct 17 Ivan Saenko, Russian football player
  • Oct 20 Luis Saritama, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Oct 21 Zack Greinke, American baseball player
  • Oct 21 Andy Marté, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 22 Glenn Loovens, Dutch footballer
  • Oct 23 Filipos Darlas, Greek footballer
  • Oct 24 Brian Vickers, American race car driver
  • Oct 26 Dmitri Sychev, Russian football player
  • Oct 26 Francisco Liriano, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Oct 26 Luke Watson, South African rugby player
  • Oct 27 Brent Clevlen, American baseball player
  • Oct 28 Jarrett Jack, American basketball player
  • Oct 29 Maurice Clarett, American football player
  • Oct 29 Dana Eveland, American baseball player
  • Oct 29 Jason Tahincioglu, Turkish racing driver
  • Oct 30 Iain Hume, Canadian footballer (Kerala Blasters), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Oct 30 Trent Edwards, American Football Player
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dec 2 Bibiana Candelas, Mexican volleyball player
  • Dec 2 Chris Burke (footballer), Scottish footballer plays for Rangers F.C.

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport