On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Wiz" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • Det Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game

Famous Birthdays

  • Brodney Pool, American football player (Cleveland Browns), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Sarah Hagan, American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Vincent J. McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter (b. 1914)