What Happened on May 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-D
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Joe Lucius scored his 13th hole-in-one on same hole

Event of interestEvent of Interest

South African prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • White Horse by Laid Back hits #26
  • World of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans

Famous Deaths

  • Doris May, actress (Peck's Bad Boy), dies at 81 of heart failure