On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1984

Historical Events

  • 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41C)-Challenger 5-returns to Earth
  • India beat Pak by 58 runs to win 1st Asia Cricket Cup in Sharjah

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rose becomes 1st NL to get 4,000 hits in a career

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiro Mizushima, Japanese actor, born in Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Wilder, Australian serial killer, dies at 39
  • Dionyssis Papayannopoulos, Greek actor, dies at 71
  • Ralph Kirkpatrick, American musician, musicologist and harpsichordist (Domenico Scarlatti), dies at 72
  • Richard Hurndall, British actor (Doctor Who, The Inheritors, It's Murder But Is It Art), dies from a heart attack at 73
1984 Highlights

About April 13, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries