On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1984

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 win his 1st World Wrestling Federation title at Madison Gardens, New York

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
1984 Highlights

About January 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius