On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1984

Historical Events

  • Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Charl Schwartzel, South African golfer (US Masters 2011), born in Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Matti Breschel, Danish road cyclist
  • Ted Ligety, American alpine skier
1984 Highlights

About August 31, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo