On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1984

Historical Events

  • Det Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game
  • Revival of musical "The Wiz" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC, runs for 13 performances

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)
1984 Highlights

About May 24, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini