On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1st time 8 people in space
  • A's take Yankees pitcher Tim Belcher as Type A free agent compensation
  • Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of 3 to Salyut 7
  • XIV Winter Olympic Games open in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Panagiotis Vasilopoulos, Greek basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Miljon, Dutch boxer (Olympic bronze 1928), dies at 80
1984 Highlights

About February 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius