On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1984

Historical Events

  • Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage
  • During Libyan Embassy demonstration in London, British police officer Yvonne Fletcher shot dead

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Provost, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1933)
  • Mark W. Clark, American general, dies at 87
1984 Highlights

About April 17, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries