On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1984

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 37 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra