On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1984

Historical Events

  • The PKK in Turkey starts a campaign of armed attacks upon the Turkish military

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Ted" Dwane, British folk-rock double bassist (Mumford & Sons), born in London
  • Opal Tometi, Nigerian American civil rights activist (co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter)
1984 Highlights

About August 15, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo