On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1984

Historical Events

  • 5 die in a train crash in Williston, Vermont

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie-Mai, Canadian singer, born in Varennes, Canada
  • Minas Alozidis, Greek hurdler
  • Mohammad Ashraful, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh

Famous Weddings

  • Singer Frankie Valli (50) marries Randy Clohessy (24)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Boenish, American father of BASE jumping, dies at 43
  • Flora Robson, actress (Great Day, Frieda), dies in her sleep at 82
1984 Highlights

About July 7, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer