On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1984

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st space walk by US woman (Dr Kathryn D Sullivan)
  • August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" premieres in NYC
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-208
  • US Vice Presidential candidates' debate - Geraldine Ferraro (D) & George H. W. Bush (R)

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha MacIsaac, Canadian actress (Superbad), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer (Roeselare), born in Amsterdam

Famous Deaths

  • K. M. Rangnekar, Indian cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies at 67
  • Sid Carroll, Australian cricketer (prolific NSW opener 1945-59 avg 39 59), dies at 61