On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1984

Historical Events

  • "Night Court" starring Harry Anderson, created by comedy writer Reinhold Weege, premieres on NBC TV; runs for 9 seasons
  • Adrian Dantley ties Wilt Chamberlain's NBA record for most free throws made in a game by converting 28 of 29 free throws in Utah's 116-111 win over Houston at Las Vegas
  • Edmonton beats Minnesota 12-8 highest-scoring modern NHL game
1984 Highlights

About January 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn