On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1984

Historical Events

  • 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Most shots in a NY Islander game (88 - Isles 45, NY Rangers 43)
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
  • Wes Craven's horror film "A Nightmare on Elm Street" premieres in the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Delta Goodrem, Australian singer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • French Montana [Karim Kharbouch] American rapper, born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Joel Zumaya, American baseball player, born in Chula Vista, California
1984 Highlights

About November 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio