On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G) Challenger 6 launched with the first Canadian in space Marc Garneau on board

Astronaut Marc Garneau
Marc Garneau

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Rossiter, British actor (Rising Damp, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies of a heart attack at 57