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

Famous Photo

Vanessa Williams, 1st African American Miss America, resigns after Penthouse publishes unauthorized nude photos of her


Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Roy, American professional basketball player and manager, born in Seattle, Washington

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? 37 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo