What Happened on December 2, 1984

Historical Events

  • Australian Test cricket spin bowler Bob Holland takes a career best 9-83 for NSW in the Sheffield Shield match against South Australia in Sydney

Sports History

Miami quarterback Dan Marino breaks NFL single-season touchdown pass record when he throws his 37th in the Dolphins' 45-34 loss to the Raiders; finishes season with 48 TD passes

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Maryna Viazovska, Ukrainian mathematician (Fields Medal 2022, work on densest way to pack spheres in eight dimensions), born in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Born in 1984

About December 2, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Out Of Touch - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: The Power Of Love - Frankie Goes To Hollywood