Historical Events on August 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit HR

Music release#1 in the Charts

Prince's "Purple Rain" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks

  • Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Faso (National Day)