What Happened on August 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • 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