On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1984

Historical Events

  • 21 people are killed and 19 are injured in a massacre in a McDonalds restaurant in San Ysidro, California; it ends with the shooting of its perpetrator, James Oliver Huberty

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Walter Mondale wins the Democratic Party presidential nomination in San Francisco

42nd Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale
42nd Vice President of the United States
Walter Mondale

1984 Highlights

About July 18, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer