On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • California Supreme Court rejects the request of quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia's to starve herself to death in a public hospital
  • Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Euan Blair, eldest son of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Karun Chandhok, Indian racing driver, born in Chennai, India
  • Thomas Vanek, Austrian ice hockey player, born in Baden bei Wien, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Max Bentley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Hart Trophy 1946), dies at 63