On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1984

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indira Gandhi orders an attack on Sikh's holiest site, the Golden Temple in Amritsar

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • C├ęcilia Cara, French singer and actress

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Stratten Russell, English marine biologist (plankton life history and long-term changes in marine ecosystems), dies at 86
  • Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indies Sikh leader
1984 Highlights

About June 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini