What Happened on July 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Kuhn announces pitcher Vida Blue is suspended for the rest of 1984 due to cocaine conviction

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyriakos Ioannou, Cypriot high jumper

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ed "Psycho" Gein, mass murderer ("Psycho" & "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" based on him), dies at 78

Murderer and Body Snatcher Ed Gein
Murderer and Body Snatcher
Ed Gein

Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Gallup, American survey sampling pioneer and inventor of the Gallup poll, dies of a heart attack at 82

Inventor of the Gallup Poll George Gallup
Inventor of the Gallup Poll
George Gallup