On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1984

Historical Events

  • KC Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
  • Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
  • Vanessa Williams, 1st African American Miss America, resigns after Penthouse publishes unauthorized nude photos of her

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Roy, American professional basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Lloyd Gough, American actor (Sunset Boulevard, The Front, The Green Hornet), dies of aortic aneurysm at 76
1984 Highlights

About July 23, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo