On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1984

Historical Events

  • 19th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Lee Greenwood, and Janie Fricke win

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Ablett Jr, Australian Rules Football midfielder (Brownlow Medal 2009, 13; 8-time All Australian; Geelong, Gold Coast), born in Moriac, Victoria

Person of interestMark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg, American internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook, born in White Plains, New York

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • Michael Rensing, German footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Riddle, American baseball pitcher (NL wins leader 1943; Cincinnati Reds), dies at 69
  • Walter Rauff, German colonel (b. 1906)
1984 Highlights

About May 14, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus