On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Blackhawk Bill Gardner scores on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
  • John Henry becomes 1st thoroughbred to win $6 million
  • STS 41-G mission; lands at Kennedy Space Center

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Simek, American soccer player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Misono, Japanese singer (Day After Tomorrow), born in Kyoto, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Neel, American painter dies ages 84