On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1984

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

New Zealand snap election, David Lange's Labour Party defeats Robert Muldoon's National Party

New Zealand Prime Minister David Lange
New Zealand Prime Minister
David Lange
New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon
New Zealand Prime Minister
Robert Muldoon
  • STS 41-D vehicle moves to Vandenberg AFB for remanifest of payloads
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Steele, Canadian rock bassist, (Alexisonfire) born in St. Catharines, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Al Schacht, [Clown prince of baseball], baseball player, dies at 91
  • Ernest Tidyman, American writer (b. 1928)
  • Kenny Delmar, comedian (School House), dies at 74
  • Philippe Wynne, American soul singer (I'll Be Around), dies at 43
  • Siegfried Kohler, German composer (Tausend Sterne sind ein Dom), dies at 57
1984 Highlights

About July 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer