What Happened on August 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • After Americans Roger Kingdom & Greg Foster both equal the Olympic record in 110m hurdles semi's in Los Angeles, Kingdom beats Foster in the final in a new Games record 13.20 seconds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American athlete Carl Lewis wins long jump (8.54m), his second of 4 gold medals at Los Angeles Olympics

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis