On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1984

Historical Events

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe defends his crown, thrashing fellow American Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Dziena, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Brassaï [Gyula Halász], Hungarian-French artist, dies at 84
  • Christine McIntyre, American actress and singer (The Three Stooges, The Rangers' Round-Up), dies from cancer at 73
1984 Highlights

About July 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer