On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1984

Historical Events

  • Challenger astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair
  • Chinese troops invade Vietnam

Appointment of Interest

General Secretary Konstantin Chernenko named President of the Soviet Union

  • Soyuz T-11 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelli Garner, American actress (Dreamland), born in Bakersfield, California

Famous Weddings

Pete Rose

MLB manager Pete Rose (42) weds second wife Carol J. Woliung

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Robinson, American jazz trombonist (Louis Armstong's Hot Five; Fats Waller; Cab Calloway), dies at 83
1984 Highlights

About April 11, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries