On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1984

Historical Events

  • Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan visits China

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Mija Martina, Bosnian singer (Eurovision 2019- Ne Brini), born in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ryan O'Donohue, American actor (Byrds of Paradise, Boys are Back), born in Pomona, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Rowland, American actor (Rogue's Regiment), dies at 70
  • May McAvoy, American actress (Ben Hur), dies at 82 after a heart attack
  • William "Count" Basie, American jazz musician & bandleader, dies at 79
1984 Highlights

About April 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus