On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

Figure Skater Scott Hamilton
Figure Skater
Scott Hamilton

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiroki Yuhara, Japanese rugby union hooker (22 caps; Toshiba Brave Lupus), born in Chiba, Japan (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Giannis Skaribas, Greek writer, dramatist, and poet (b. 1893)
  • Jackie Wilson, American soul singer-songwriter and performer ("Lonely Teardrops"; "Higher And Higher": "I Get the Sweetest Feeling"), dies at 49
1984 Highlights

About January 21, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius