On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1984

Historical Events

  • After 22 years, England Test cricket spinner Derek Underwood hits a maiden 1st class century (111) for Kent v Sussex at Hastings
  • Dolphin rocket launched off San Clemente Island
  • Supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women as members
  • West Indies cricket opener Gordon Greenidge scores brilliant 214 off 242 balls in 9-wicket Lord's Test win v England

Famous Birthdays

  • Manny Lawson, American Football player, born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Syed Rasel, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Jessore, Bangladesh

Famous Deaths

  • Raoul Salan, French Army general and leader of OAS; Secret Army Organization (Algeria), dies at 85
1984 Highlights

About July 3, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer