On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1984

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
  • George 'High Pockets' Kelly, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (World Series 1921, 22; NL HR leader 1921; NY Giants), dies from a stroke at 89
1984 Highlights

About October 13, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra