On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1984

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30

Long Distance Runner Grete Waitz
Long Distance Runner
Grete Waitz
  • 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Paige, American model
  • Obafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Savagnone, Italian composer, dies at 81
  • Knut Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder (26 caps; AS Roma; Olympic gold 1948), dies at 64
1984 Highlights

About October 28, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio