What Happened on February 26, 1984

Historical Events

  • Last US marines in multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon left Beirut
  • Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Penn Warren is named the 1st US poet laureate
  • Reverend Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called NYC "Hymietown"
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Emmanuel Adebayor, Togolese footballer, born in Lomé, Togo
  • Natalia Lafourcade, Mexican singer, born in Mexico City
Born in 1984

About February 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Van Halen
  • UK #1 Song: 99 Red Balloons - Nena