On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1984

Historical Events

  • Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes 1st woman to walk in space

Famous Birthdays

  • Loukas Mavrokefalidis, Greek basketball player, born in Jeseník, Czechoslovakia

Famous Deaths

  • Bryan Hextall, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (NY Rangers; 3-time 1st team NHL All Star), dies from a heart attack at 70
  • Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton, American rhythm-and-blues singer and songwriter (Hound Dog, Ball & Chain, Stronger Than Dirt), dies of heart and liver disorders at 57
1984 Highlights

About July 25, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo