On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean famously dominate the ice dancing at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; perform to Ravel’s Bolero in free dance routine; record 9-of-9 perfect scores for artistic impression
  • Canadian speed skater Gaétan Boucher takes out the 1,000m gold medal at the Sarajevo Winter Olympics; also wins 1,500m; narrowly beats Soviet skater Sergey Khlebnikov in both events

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamed Namouchi, French-Tunisian footballer, born in Cannes, France

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Keith, American firearms enthusiast and author (Guns & Ammo), dies at 84