On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Helena Sukovรก snaps Martina Navratilova's 74-match winning streak 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the semi finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne; ends Navratilova's hopes of completing the Grand Slam

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill 2nd hostage

Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Cummings, actress (Daybreak, Dream of Love), dies at 90