What Happened on August 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • IBM releases PC DOS version 3.0
  • West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England

Famous Birthdays

  • Clay Buchholz, American baseball player
  • Josh Gorges, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nick Grimshaw, English DJ/Television presenter

Famous Deaths

  • John Boynton Priestley, English, stagewriter (Magicians), dies at 89
  • Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer, dies at 63
  • Tigran Petroshan, Russian chess grand master, dies at 55