What Happened on August 30, 1984

Historical Events

  • 12th NASA Space Shuttle Mission (41D): Discovery 1 launches for a 6-day excursion
  • Red Sox Jim Rice grounds into record 33rd double play en route to 36
  • Sotheby's in London begins 2 day auction of rock memorabilla
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Ireland, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Wesley Lau, American actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 63

About August 30, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

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