On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1984

Historical Events

  • Astronaut Kathy Sullivan becomes 1st US woman to walk in space during a Space Shuttle Challenger mission (STS-41-G)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ghetts [Justin Clarke], British musician, born in Plaistow, East London, England
  • Marie Kondo, Japanese organizational guru (The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up), born in Tokyo, Japan
1984 Highlights

About October 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra