On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1984

Historical Events

  • Braves beat Padres 5-3, features 2 brawls & 19 ejections
  • Carlos Lopes of Portugal wins the men's marathon at the Los Angeles Olympics in 2:09:21, an Olympic record that stands for 24 years

Hall of Fame

Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, & Luis Aparicio are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY


Famous Birthdays

  • Marian Rivera, Philippine actress
1984 Highlights

About August 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo