On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AT&T's 22 owned Bell system companies divests into 8 companies
  • Brunei becomes independent of UK
  • NYC transit fare rises from 75 cents to 90 cents

Famous Birthdays

  • Alok Kapali, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • José Paolo Guerrero, Peruvian footballer
  • Michael Witt, Australian rugby league footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Alexis Korner, British blues musician (Blues Inc-Bootleg Him), dies at 55