What Happened on April 16, 1984

Historical Events

  • 88th Boston Marathon: Englishman Geoff Smith wins men's event in 2:10:34; Lorraine Moller of New Zealand women's champion in 2:29:28

Baseball Record

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

Famous Deaths

  • Charles G. Finney, American fantasy author (Circus of Dr Lao), dies at 78
1984 Highlights

About April 16, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

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