On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AFC Championship, LA Memorial Coliseum: Los Angeles Raiders beat Seattle Seahawks, 30-14
  • NCAA announces that basketball tournament will have 64 teams
  • NFC Championship, RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.: Washington Redskins beat San Francisco 49ers, 24-21
  • Wash Caps Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Francoeur, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia