On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Jeff Blatnick becomes first American to win a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Los Angeles Olympics, Blatnick was in remission for Hodgkin’s disease
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chiara Mastalli, Italian actress, born in Rome, Italy
  • Giampaolo Pazzini, Italian footballer, born in Pescia, Italy