On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1984

Historical Events

  • 23rd modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • DeMeco Ryans, American football player, born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • John David Washington, American football player and actor (BlacKkKlansman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Zach Parise, American ice hockey player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Ahti Sonninen, Finnish composer (Pessi and Illusia, Rauhaa, vain rauhaa), dies at 70
  • Bess Flowers, actress (View from Pompey's Head), dies at 85
1984 Highlights

About July 28, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo