On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell & Jose Rijo

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • French colonies killed 10 Kanaken in New Caledonia
  • Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Solinsky, American distance runner

Famous Deaths

  • Adam Malik, Third Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1917)