On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1984

Historical Events

  • Tatyana Kazankina of USSR sets 3k woman record (8:22.62) in Leningrad
  • Zdena Silvaha (Cz) throws discus 74.55 m (women's world record)

Famous Deaths

  • Julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67
1984 Highlights

About August 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo