On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1984

Historical Events

  • Sportscaster Howard Cosell retires from Monday Night Football

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Brunt, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast
  • Edward Rainsford, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Kadoma, Zimbabwe
  • Jackson Rathbone, American actor (The Twilight Saga), born in Singapore

Famous Weddings

Bette Midler

Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • Vicente Aleixandre, Spanish writer (Ambito, Bird of Paper, Nobel 1977), dies at 86
1984 Highlights

About December 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius