What Happened on December 29, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 5th United Negro College Fund
  • Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parliamentary elections

Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Indian Prime Minister
Rajiv Gandhi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wayne Gretzky scores his NHL career 32nd hat trick & adds 3 assists in Edmonton's 6-3 win over Detroit Red Wings for his 100th point in just 35 games; 2nd fastest in history - recorded 100 points in 34 games in 1983

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

MLB player Mark McGwire (21) weds Kathlene Hughes

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

LoveWedding of Interest

MLB player Paul O'Neill (21) weds his childhood sweetheart Nevalee Davis in Columbus, Ohio

MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Robin, lyricist, dies of heart failure at 84
  • Sidney Garfield, American physician and pioneer of health maintenance organizations (Kaiser Permanente), dies at 78