On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1984

Historical Events


Sport awardAustralian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Sweden's Mats Wilander wins 2nd straight Australian title; beats Kevin Curren of South Africa 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Iranian commandos end day hijack of Kuwaiti plane
  • LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,105 yards
  • PGA Seniors' Championship Men's Golf, PGA National GC: Australian Peter Thomson wins his lone Champions Tour major title by 3 strokes from Don January
1984 Highlights

About December 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius