On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1984

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

IRA bombs the Grand Hotel, Brighton, where British PM Margaret Thatcher is staying, 5 die

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Anthony Berry, British politician (bombing victim) (b. 1925)
1984 Highlights

About October 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra