On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Palace coup in Mauritania

Famous Deaths

  • Ian Hendry, British actor (The Avengers, The Lotus Eaters), dies of a stomach haemorrhage at 53
  • Peter Lawford, British actor, producer and socialite (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man), dies of cardiac arrest at 61