On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1984

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Reds' Pete Rose collects record 3,503rd career single (vs Philadelphia)

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • West Indies cricket opening batsman Gordon Greenidge smashes 223 in innings & 64 run win over England in 4th Test at Manchester; Windies lead series, 4-0

Famous Deaths

  • Guillermo Díaz-Plaja, Spanish literary and poet (Lorca), dies at 75
  • James Mason, British actor (Lolita, North by Northwest, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil), dies of a heart attack at 75
  • Oswald Jacoby, US contract bridge champion, dies at 81
1984 Highlights

About July 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo