On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1984

Historical Events

  • Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan

Famous Birthdays

  • Tyson Griffin, American professional mixed martial artist, born in Sacramento, California

Famous Deaths

  • Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer (b. 1943)
  • Mabel Mercer, British jazz and cabaret singer whose style and phrasing influenced Frank Sinatra ("Fly Me to the Moon"), dies at 84
1984 Highlights

About April 20, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus