On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1984

Historical Events

  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

Famous Birthdays

  • Olivia Hallinan, English actress, born in Hounslow, United Kingdom
  • Toni Gonzaga, Filipino singer and actress, born in Rizal, Philippines

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller, American actor (Tarzan), swimmer (5 Olympic gold 1924, 28), dies of pulmonary edema at 79

Swimmer and Actor Johnny Weissmuller
Swimmer and Actor
Johnny Weissmuller
1984 Highlights

About January 20, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius