On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1984

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
1984 Highlights

About November 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio