On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1984

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

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

About February 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces