What Happened on November 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Most shots in a NY Islander game (88 - Isles 45, NY Rangers 43)
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
  • Wes Craven's horror film "A Nightmare on Elm Street" premieres in the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Delta Goodrem, Australian singer
  • Joel Zumaya, American baseball player