Today in History for November 1984

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 65 of 65

1st - 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
1st - Larry Shue's "Foreigner" premieres in NYC
1st - Willem de Kooning's "Two Women" sells for $1,980,000
1st - Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4
2nd - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
2nd - Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
3rd - 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India
3rd - Body of assassinated Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi cremated
4th - Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
4th - Nicaragua holds first free elections in 56 years; Sandinistas win 63%
6th - President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
6th - Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
7th - STS 51-A launch scrubbed because of high shear winds
8th - 1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 8th - Anna Fisher becomes 1st "mom" to go into orbit
8th - STS 51-A mission launches
9th - 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B
9th - Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
9th - Most shots in an Islander game-88-Isles 45, Rangers 43
9th - Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
9th - Wes Craven's horror film "A Nightmare on Elm Street" premieres in the US
10th - Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
10th - Miami Hurricanes blows 31-0 lead in 3rd quarter lose to Md 42-40
10th - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood
11th - "Three Musketeers" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
12th - Paul McCartney releases "We All Stand Together"
12th - Space shuttle astronauts snared a satellite 1st space salvage
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney 12th - NBC premiere of "Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story", fact based telepic of actress Saldana's near fatal attack and its aftermath
13th - David Levy finds his first comet
13th - Ryne Sandberg wins the NL MVP Award
14th - Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit
14th - NASA launches NATO-3D
14th - Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
16th - 14th Shuttle Mission (51A) -Discovery 2- lands at Kennedy Center
16th - Houston blocks 20 Denver shots tying NBA regulation game record
16th - Imran Khan makes his 1st appearance for NSW Cricket
16th - John Lennon's 'Every Man has a Woman Who Loves Him' released posthumously
17th - Golden State Warrior scores 59 points losing to NJ Nets 124-110
17th - Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
18th - "3 Musketeers" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 9 performances
18th - 72nd CFL Grey Cup: Win Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17
18th - Browns set team records for most sacks (11)
18th - Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders
18th - NJ Devils shutout NY Rangers 6-0
18th - NBC premiere of the first part of fact based crime mystery "Fatal Vision", based on Joe McGinnis' novel about Jefferey MacDonald and the 1970 murders of his then-pregnant wife and two children
18th - 34th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
18th - The Soviet Union helps deliver American wheat during the Ethiopian famine
19th - Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
19th - NY Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year
20th - McDonald's makes its 50 billionth hamburger
20th - Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year
20th - SETI Institute (Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence) is founded.
TV Host Fred RogersTV Host Fred Rogers 22nd - Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution
23rd - Limited-over intl cricket debut for Wasim Akram, v NZ
23rd - Test Cricket debut of David Boon age 23 & Bob Holland age 38 (v WI)
23rd - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
23rd - Boston College QB Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard TD (Hail Mary Pass) to end game & beat Miami 47-45
25th - Julio M Sanguinetti wins Uruguay presidential election
25th - William Schroeder is second person to receive Jarvik-7 artificial heart
26th - After 518 goals & 14 years with Mont Canadiens, Guy Lafleur retires
26th - John W Mercom Jr announces NO Saints are up for sale for $75 million
26th - Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain
26th - US & Iraq re-establish diplomatic relations
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William PennEnglish Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn 28th - Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.
29th - Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 39 of 39

1st - Natalia Tena, English actress
2nd - Tamara Hope, Canadian actress
2nd - Julia Stegner, German supermodel
3rd - Ryo Nishikido, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS (band) and Kanjani8)
3rd - Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver
5th - Nick Folk, American football player
5th - Tobias Enstrom, Swedish hockey player
9th - Delta Goodrem, Australian singer
9th - Joel Zumaya, American baseball player
10th - Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player
12th - Sepp De Roover, Belgian footballer
12th - Omarion, American R&B musician
12th - Sandara Park, South Korean actor
12th - Conrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean rally driver
14th - Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
14th - Lisa De Vanna, Australian female footballer
16th - Gemma Atkinson, British actress and model
16th - Kimberly J. Brown, American actress
17th - Park Han-byul, South Korean actress
18th - Johnny Christ, American musician (Avenged Sevenfold)
18th - Ryohei Chiba, Japanese singer
20th - Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver
21st - Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
21st - Jena Malone, American Actress
Actress Scarlett JohanssonActress Scarlett Johansson (22nd) 22nd - Scarlett Johansson, American actress (The Prestige), born in NYC, New York
23rd - Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer
25th - Gaspard Ulliel, French actor
26th - Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (d. 2007)
27th - Domata Peko, American football player
28th - Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
28th - Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress
28th - Trey Songz, American singer
28th - Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player
28th - Marc-Andre Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player
29th - Sitti Navarro, Philippine bossa nova artist
30th - Nigel de Jong, Dutch footballer
30th - Alan Hutton, Scottish footballer
30th - Omahyra Mota, Dominican model/actress
30th - Francisco Sandaza, Spanish Footballer

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 2 of 2

Football Legend Diego MaradonaFootball Legend Diego Maradona (7th) 7th - FIFA soccer player Diego Maradona (24) weds long-time fiancée Claudia Villafañe in Buenos Aires
24th - MLB pitcher Roger Clemens (22) weds Debra Lynn Godfrey

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 23 of 23

1st - Norman Krasna, author (Dear Ruth), dies of a heart attack at 74
2nd - Margie V Barfield, US murderer, 1st woman electricuted in 22 years
4th - Merie Earle, actress (Maude-Waltons), dies of uremic poisoning at 95
6th - Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist and dramatist (b. 1929)
7th - George Matthews, actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73 of heart disease
8th - Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer, dies at 81
10th - Sudie Bond, actress (Tomorrow), dies at 56 of a respiratory ailment
10th - Xavier Herbert, Australian author (b. 1901)
11th - Martin Luther King Sr, US vicar/father of MLK Jr, dies at 84
11th - Jan Novak, composer, dies at 63
12th - Chester Himes, American author (b. 1909)
13th - Dorothy Arnold, actress (House of Fear, Phantom Creeps), dies at 66
13th - ML de Braauw, esquire/DS'70-minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, dies at 59
14th - George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73
14th - Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (b. 1916)
15th - Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
16th - Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (b. 1906)
18th - Mary Hamman, American writer and editor (b. 1907)
19th - George D Aiken, (Sen-R-Vt, 1941-75), dies at 92
20th - Alexander Moyzes, composer, dies at 78
27th - Percy Norris, deputy high commissioner of India, shot dead
28th - Hans Speidel, German gen/NATO-supreme commander (1957-64), dies at 87
29th - Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (b. 1900)

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