On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41 B mission
  • Last day of Test cricket for Chappell, Marsh & Lillee

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Hawk, American football player, born in Kettering, Ohio
  • Kate McKinnon, American actress and comedian (Ghostbusters), born in Sea Cliff, New York
  • Sean O'Brien, Australian professional windsurfer, born in Carlow, Republic of Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (b. 1898)