On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1984

Historical Events

  • Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut
  • South Africa & Mozambique sign non attack treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Levi Brown, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Evencio Castellanos, Venezuelan pianist, and composer, dies at 68
  • John Hoagland, American photographer (b. 1947)
  • Roloff Beny, Canadian painter and photographer (A Time of Gods), dies of a heart attack at 60
1984 Highlights

About March 16, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces