On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Ivan Lendl wins 1st career Grand Slam title; beats John McEnroe 3-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 7-5

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • US missile shoots down an incoming missile in space for first time
  • Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7'10" (2.39m)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dirk Van Tichelt, Belgian judoka