On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1984

Historical Events

  • Pee Wee Reese & Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Sports History

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova retains her WTA Tour Championship in NYC; beats Chris Evert 6–3, 7–5, 6–1 for her 5th overall Championship title

Famous Birthdays

  • Ai Iwamura, Japanese actress
  • Kevin O'Brien, Irish cricket batsman (3 Tests; 142 ODIs; 89 T20I; fastest century ever in ODI World Cup, off 50 balls v England 2011), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Zak Whitbread, American-born English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Buckler, Canadian novelist (b. 1908)
  • Geoffrey Lumsden, British actor (b. 1914)
  • Jewel Carmen, American actress (b. 1897)
  • Shalva Mikhailovich Mshvelidze, Russian composer, dies at 79
1984 Highlights

About March 4, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces