On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

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