On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Viv Richards hits 189* (170 balls) v England, ODI cricket record

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Smith, Australian actor
  • Nate Robinson, American basketball player