What Happened on August 17, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rose returns to Cincinnati Reds as player-manager (gets 2 hits)

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Birthdays

  • Dee Brown, American basketball player
  • Garrett Wolfe, American professional footbal player

Famous Deaths

  • Holly Roffey, youngest heart transplant, dies at 4 weeks