On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4

Music Recording

Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"

Famous Birthdays

  • Aubrey Plaza, American actress and comedian (Parks and Recreation), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Deron Williams, American basketball player, born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Elijah Dukes, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Homestead, Florida
  • J. J. Barea, Puerto Rican basketball player, born in Mayag├╝ez, Puerto Rico
  • Raymond Felton, American basketball player (New York Knicks), born in Marion, South Carolina

Famous Weddings

  • American singer Tiny Tim (52) marries Miss Jan Alweiss (23); divorce in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Foreman, producer, dies of cancer at 69
1984 Highlights

About June 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer