On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1984

Historical Events


VietnamAgent Orange in Vietnam

$180m out-of-court settlement reached in Agent Orange suit

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American C-123 spraying chemical defoliant, Agent Orange, on a dense Vietnamese jungle
American C-123 spraying chemical defoliant, Agent Orange, on a dense Vietnamese jungle
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Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Smith, American football player
  • Drew Stanton, American football player
  • James Loney, American baseball player
1984 Highlights

About May 7, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus