What Happened on October 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip resumes after 2-year hiatus

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of baseball

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Guillén, Spanish footballer
  • Matt Cain, American baseball player

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Sigourney Weaver (34) weds filmmaker Jim Simpson (28)


Famous Deaths

  • Walter Alston, Baseball manager (LA Dodgers), dies at 72