On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1984

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida), for mating of STS 41-C mission
  • Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoni Porowski, Canadian chef and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Liesel Matthews [Pritzker], American former child actress ("A Little Princess"), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Aurelio Peccei, Italian industrialist and chairman (Club of Rome), dies at 75
1984 Highlights

About March 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces