On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • McDonald's makes its 50 billionth hamburger
  • Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year
  • SETI Institute (Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence) is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver, born in Isola della Scala, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Moyzes, Slovak composer, dies at 78
  • Trygve Bratteli, Norwegian Prime Minister (Labour: 1971-72, 1973-76), dies at 74