What Happened on April 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)

Famous Birthdays

  • Shin Min-a, South Korean model and actress

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Travors Harris, marshal of British RAF, dies
  • Theo Koomen, Dutch sportscaster, dies in auto-accident at 54