On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations
  • David Stern becomes NBA Commissioner, succeeding Larry O'Brien; stays in position until 2014
  • Indian diplomat Ravindra Mhatre kidnapped and murdered by Kashmiri terrorists in Birmingham, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Fletcher, Scottish footballer, born in Dalkeith, United Kingdom
  • Lee Thompson Young, American actor, born in Columbia, South Carolina (d. 2013)