On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test
  • Anna Fisher becomes 1st "mom" to go into orbit
  • STS 51-A mission launches

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, Norwegian composer, dies at 81