What Happened on December 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

73rd Men's Australian Open: Mats Wilander beats Kevin Curren (6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

Sport awardTennis Open

73rd Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Helena Sukova (6-7, 6-1, 6-3)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Iranian commandos end day hijack of Kuwaiti plane
  • LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,105 yards
  • Vicki Alvarez/Mike McDonald wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

Famous Deaths

  • Razzle, English drummer (Hanoi Rocks) (b. 1960)