What Happened on April 16, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 88th Boston Marathon: Geoff Smith of Great Britain 1st man in 2:10:34 and Lorraine Moller of New Zealand 1st woman in 2:29:28
  • Oakland A's Dave Kingman hits 3 HRs including a grand slam
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for "American Primitive"

Famous Birthdays

  • Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, American author, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Claire Foy, English Actress (The Crown), born in Stockport, England
  • Noah Fleiss, American actor, born in White Plains, New York