What Happened on July 26, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

Bowie Kuhn announces pitcher Vida Blue is suspended for the rest of 1984 due to cocaine conviction

Sports History

Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,502nd single

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyriakos Ioannou, Cypriot high jumper, born in Limassol, Cyprus

Famous Deaths

Ed GeinEd Gein (1906-1984)

American serial killer who was the inspiration for the films "Psycho" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", dies of lung cancer at 77

George GallupGeorge Gallup (1901-1984)

American survey sampling pioneer and inventor of the Gallup poll, dies of a heart attack at 82

1984 Highlights

About July 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When Doves Cry - Prince
  • UK #1 Song: Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood