On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Landsat 5 & ham satellite Oscar 11 launched into polar orbit
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR #3931 Batten, #4529 Webern, #4530 Smoluchowski, #4818 Elgar, #5502 Brashear & #5943 Lovi

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Steen, Canadian-born Swedish ice hockey player
  • Naima Mora, American model

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJackie Coogan

Jackie Coogan, American actor (Addams Family, The Kid, Oliver Twist), dies of a heart attack at 69