What Happened on October 1, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip resumes after 2-year hiatus

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of Major League Baseball; he has a 4 year tenure

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel GuillĂ©n, Spanish footballer
  • Matt Cain, American baseball player

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Sigourney Weaver (34) weds filmmaker Jim Simpson (28)


Famous Deaths

  • Walter Alston, Baseball manager (LA Dodgers), dies at 72