On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Buffalo Sabres become the first team in NHL history to win 10 straight road games with a 5-3 victory at Boston
  • Greatest unpaced 1-hr bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Famous Birthdays

  • Arjen Robben, Dutch football player, born in Bedum, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer, dies at 67
  • Mu'in Bseiso, Palestinian poet (b. 1926)
  • Samuel Gardner, American composer, dies at 92