December 19, 1984 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher sign the Sino-British Joint Declaration to transfer Hong Kong back to China in 1997

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher
  • Fire at Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people
  • UK signs agreement with China to return Hong Kong to China in 1997

Deaths in History

  • Joy Ridderhof, American missionary (b. 1903)