What Happened on October 31, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Howard Goodall & Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man" premieres in London

MurderAssassination

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by her bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh at her home in New Delhi

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • Puerto Rican tanker 'San Francisco' explodes spilling 2 million gallons of oil as ship caught fire

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo De Filippo, director (7 Deadly Sins, Shoot Loud), dies at 84

MurderAssassination

Indira Gandhi, 4th Prime Minister of India (1966-77, 1980-84), assassinated by two of her bodyguards at 66

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi