On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial of half his ashes next to N Senzaki
  • New York Yankees pitcher Phil Niekro strikes out Larry Parish (Texas Rangers) to become the 9th player to reach the 3,000 MLB strikeout milestone
  • Yuri Sedykh of USSR throws hammer a record 86.33 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Akanishi Jin, Japanese singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Gina Glocksen, American singer, born in Tinley Park, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmie Spheeris, American singer and songwriter, dies at 34