What Happened in 1984 (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 799

  • Jul 4 Funeral for S Nakagawa & burial half his ashes next to N Senzaki
  • Jul 4 Kallicharran gets 206 & 6-32 in a NatWest Trophy game
  • Jul 4 NY Yankee Phil Niekro is 9th to strikeout 3,000
  • Jul 4 Yuri Sedykh of USSR throws hammer a record 86.33 m
  • Jul 5 Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials
  • Jul 7 5 die in a train crash in Williston, Vermont

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 7 91st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (76 62)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 8 98th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe beats Jimmy Connors (6-1 6-1 6-2)

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • Jul 8 Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 9 12th Century York Minster damaged in lightning storm
  • Jul 9 Yvonne Ryding of Sweden crowned 33rd Miss Universe
  • Jul 11 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, SF
  • Jul 11 All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos) awarded for 2nd time
  • Jul 11 Britain's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe
  • Jul 11 Government orders air bags or seat belts would be required in cars by 1989
  • Jul 11 Lucas Mangope re-elected president of Bophuthatswana
  • Jul 12 Geraldine Ferraro, NY becomes 1st woman major-party VP candidate
  • Jul 12 A car bomb set off by the military wing of the ANC, explodes in Durban South Africa killing 5 and injuring 27 people

Music concertMusic Concert

Jul 13 Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • Jul 13 Jeff Beck quits Rod Stewart's tour after 7 shows
  • Jul 13 Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m
  • Jul 13 The last sitting of an all-white Parliament in South Africa
  • Jul 14 STS 41-D vehicle moves to Vandenberg AFB for remanifest of payloads
  • Jul 14 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 15 39th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy
  • Jul 15 John Lennon's "I'm Stepping Out" released posthumously
  • Jul 17 Pierre Mauroy resigns as premier of France
  • Jul 17 Soyuz T-12 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7
  • Jul 18 James Huberty kills 21 McDonald's patrons in San Ysidro Calif
  • Jul 18 Walter F Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in SF
  • Jul 18 21 people are killed and 19 are injured in a massacre in a McDonalds restaurant in San Ysidro, California; it ends with the shooting of its perpetrator, James Oliver Huberty
  • Jul 19 1st female to captain a 747 across Atlantic (Lynn Rippelmeyer)
  • Jul 19 Geraldine A Ferraro, (Rep-D-NY), wins Democratic VP nomination
  • Jul 20 Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m
  • Jul 20 Vanessa Williams is asked to resign as Miss America
  • Jul 21 Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s
  • Jul 21 USSR performs underground nuclear Test

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 22 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St Andrews

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Seve Ballesteros
  • Jul 22 22nd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Australia in Sao Paulo Brazil (2-1)
  • Jul 22 Kathy Whitworth wins Rochester Golf International (her 85th win)
  • Jul 22 71st Tour de France won by Laurent Fignon of France
  • Jul 23 KC Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
  • Jul 23 Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
  • Jul 23 Vanessa Williams, 1st African American Miss America, resigns due to posing nude
  • Jul 25 Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes 1st woman to walk in space

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 26 Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Jul 26 Kuhn announces Vida Blue is suspended due to cocaine conviction
  • Jul 26 Pitcher Vida Blue suspended for rest of 1984 due to drug use
  • Jul 27 Reds' Pete Rose collects record 3,053rd career single (vs Philadelphia)
  • Jul 28 23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
  • Jul 29 12th du Maurier Golf Classic: Juli Inkster
  • Jul 29 23rd Summer Olympics opens in Los Angeles
  • Jul 30 Alvenus tanker at Cameron La, spills 2.8 million gallons of oil
  • Jul 30 Holly Roffey aged 11 days is the youngest ever to recieve a heart transplant
  • Jul 30 Soap Opera "Santa Barbara" premieres on NBC TV
  • Jul 31 Leeza Gibbon's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
  • Jul 31 US men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics
  • Jul 31 Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed
  • Aug 2 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 3 365.7 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Aug 3 Bomb attack on Madras India airport, 32 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 4 Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Aug 4 Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit HR
  • Aug 4 Prince's "Purple Rain" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks
  • Aug 4 Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Faso (National Day)
  • Aug 5 Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 5 Joan Benoit (US) wins 1st Olympic marathon for women (2:24:52)
  • Aug 5 Lou Pinella Day at Yankee Stadium
  • Aug 5 Toronto's Cliff Johnson hits record 19th career pinch HR
  • Aug 6 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Aug 6 Carl Lewis wins 2nd (long jump) of 4 gold medals in Summer Olympics
  • Aug 7 David Rabe's "Hurlyburly" premieres in NYC
  • Aug 7 Japan beats US for olympic gold medal in baseball
  • Aug 7 Jim Deshales becomes 1,000th playing Yankee
  • Aug 8 "Rink" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • Aug 8 Carl Lewis wins 3rd (200m) of 4 gold medals in Summer
  • Aug 8 Milwaukee 10-game losing streak ends
  • Aug 9 Daley Thomas of Britain sets decathalon record (8,847) in LA Cal
  • Aug 9 STS 41-D vehicle again moves out to launch pad
  • Aug 10 Mary Decker trips on heel of Zola Budd during 3,000m Olympic run
  • Aug 11 101,799 fans at soccer match Brazil vs France
  • Aug 11 Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olympic track golds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 11 Cincinnati Reds retire Johnny Bench's #5 uniform

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 11 During radio voice test US President Reagan jokes he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes."

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Aug 11 Men's choir Maranatha Netherlands forms
  • Aug 11 USSR performs (underground) nuclear test
  • Aug 12 23rd Olympic games close at Los Angeles, Calif
  • Aug 12 Braves beat Padres 5-3, features 2 brawls & 19 ejections
  • Aug 12 Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, & Luis Aparicio inducted into Hall of Fame
  • Aug 12 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • Aug 13 Morocco & Libya sign "Arabic-African Union" treaty
  • Aug 14 IBM releases PC DOS version 3.0
  • Aug 14 West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England
  • Aug 15 The PKK in Turkey starts a campaign of armed attacks upon the Turkish military
  • Aug 16 Sunken liner Andrea Doria's safe opened
  • Aug 16 LA federal jury acquits auto maker John Z DeLorean on cocaine charges
  • Aug 16 Largest harness racing purse ($2,161,000-Nihilator wins $1,080,500)
  • Aug 16 NASA launches Ampte
  • Aug 17 Pete Rose returns to Cincinnati Reds as player-manager (gets 2 hits)
  • Aug 18 Triangle Oil Corp, above-ground storage tank at Jacksonville Fla, spills 2.5 m gallons of oil burned after lightning sparked a fire

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 545

  • Sep 22 Eduardo Rubio, Mexican pilot and pianist
  • Sep 22 Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • Sep 22 Ross Jarman, Drummer The Cribs
  • Sep 22 Laura Vandervoort, Canadian actress
  • Sep 23 Anneliese van der Pol, American actress
  • Sep 23 Louie Stephens, American musician (Rooney)
  • Sep 23 Nathan Jendrick, American author
  • Sep 23 Matt Kemp, American baseball player
  • Sep 24 Szilvia Molnar, Swedish writer
  • Sep 25 Matt Carle, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 26 Keisha Buchanan, English singer (Sugababes)
  • Sep 26 Thore Schölermann, German actor
  • Sep 27 Paul Bevan, Australian rules footballer
  • Sep 27 John Lannan, American baseball player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 27 Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer-songwriter (Complicated, Sk8er Boi), born in Belleville, Ontario

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
Pop Singer and Songwriter
Avril Lavigne
  • Sep 28 Melody Thornton, American singer and dancer
  • Sep 28 Ryan Zimmerman, American baseball player
  • Sep 29 Per Mertesacker, German football player
  • Sep 30 T-Pain, American rapper/singer
  • Oct 1 Matt Cain, American baseball player
  • Oct 1 Daniel Guillén, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 3 Yoon Eun Hye, South Korean actress
  • Oct 3 Ashlee Simpson, American singer
  • Oct 4 Lena Katina, Russian singer (t.A.T.u.)
  • Oct 4 Álvaro Parente, Portuguese racing driver
  • Oct 5 Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer
  • Oct 6 Joanna Pacitti, American actress and singer
  • Oct 7 Ikuta Toma, Japanese Singer/Actor
  • Oct 7 Salman Butt, Pakistani cricketer
  • Oct 9 Ghetto, British musician
  • Oct 10 Stephanie Cheng, Hong Kong singer
  • Oct 10 Chiaki Kuriyama, Japanese actress
  • Oct 10 Paul Posluszny, American football player
  • Oct 10 Troy Tulowitzki, American baseball player
  • Oct 10 Rod Benson, American basketball player
  • Oct 11 Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer
  • Oct 11 Martha MacIsaac, Canadian actress
  • Oct 13 Frank Simek, American soccer player
  • Oct 13 Misono, Japanese singer (formerly Day After Tomorrow)
  • Oct 14 LaRon Landry, American football player
  • Oct 16 Trevor Blumas, Canadian actor
  • Oct 16 Shayne Ward, UK singer, winner of The X Factor, series 2005
  • Oct 17 Jelle Klaasen, Dutch darts player
  • Oct 17 Chris Lowell, American actor
  • Oct 17 Randall Munroe, American webcomic author
  • Oct 18 Lindsey Vonn, American alpine skier
  • Oct 20 Florent Sinama-Pongolle, French footballer
  • Oct 20 Andrew Trimble, Northern Irish rugby player for Irish rugby team
  • Oct 21 Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, French Canadian short track speed skater
  • Oct 21 Kenny Cooper, American soccer player
  • Oct 21 Marvin Mitchell, American football player
  • Oct 21 Kieran Richardson, English footballer
  • Oct 23 Izabel Goulart, Brazilian model
  • Oct 24 Kaela Kimura, Japanese model and singer
  • Oct 25 Danny .S., English record producer
  • Oct 25 Sara Helena Lumholdt, Swedish musician (A-Teens)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 25 Katy Perry [Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson], American pop singer (I Kissed A Girl, Waking Up In Vegas), born in Santa Barbara, California

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
  • Oct 26 Sasha Cohen, American figure skater
  • Oct 26 Jefferson Farfán, Peruvian footballer
  • Oct 26 Adriano Correia Claro, Brazilian footballer
  • Oct 26 Amanda Overmyer, American Singer, American Idol (season 7)
  • Oct 27 Kelly Osbourne, English television personality
  • Oct 27 Brady Quinn, American football player
  • Oct 27 Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • Oct 28 Obafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer
  • Oct 28 Amanda Paige, American model
  • Oct 29 Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 30 Eva Pigford, American model
  • Nov 1 Natalia Tena, English actress
  • Nov 2 Tamara Hope, Canadian actress
  • Nov 2 Julia Stegner, German supermodel
  • Nov 3 Ryo Nishikido, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS (band) and Kanjani8)
  • Nov 3 Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver
  • Nov 5 Nick Folk, American football player
  • Nov 5 Tobias Enstrom, Swedish hockey player
  • Nov 9 Delta Goodrem, Australian singer
  • Nov 9 Joel Zumaya, American baseball player
  • Nov 10 Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player
  • Nov 12 Sepp De Roover, Belgian footballer
  • Nov 12 Omarion, American R&B musician
  • Nov 12 Sandara Park, South Korean actor
  • Nov 12 Conrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean rally driver
  • Nov 14 Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
  • Nov 14 Lisa De Vanna, Australian female footballer
  • Nov 16 Gemma Atkinson, British actress and model
  • Nov 16 Kimberly J. Brown, American actress
  • Nov 17 Park Han-byul, South Korean actress
  • Nov 18 Johnny Christ, American musician (Avenged Sevenfold)
  • Nov 18 Ryohei Chiba, Japanese singer
  • Nov 20 Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver
  • Nov 21 Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • Nov 21 Jena Malone, American Actress

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Scarlett Johansson, American actress (Avengers), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 23 Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer
  • Nov 25 Gaspard Ulliel, French actor
  • Nov 26 Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (d. 2007)
  • Nov 27 Domata Peko, American football player
  • Nov 28 Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor
  • Nov 28 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, American actress
  • Nov 28 Trey Songz, American singer

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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