What Happened on December 28, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Creosote bush determined to be 11,700 years old
  • Rajiv Gandhi's Congress party wins election in India

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Hughes is appointed British Poet Laureate by Queen Elizabeth II

Poet Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • TV soap "Edge of Night" ends 28 year run
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Lloyd, British racing driver
  • Beverly Mullins, American Wrestler/Model
  • Leroy Lita, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Peckinpah, director, dies of cardiac arrest at 59