On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1984

Historical Events

Music History

American country singer Barbara Mandrell is badly injured in a car accident

  • Cyndi Lauper sings "She-Bop" on The Tonight Show
  • Ethiopia forms socialist republic

Sports History

NY Met Dwight Gooden sets rookie strike out record at 251

Famous Birthdays

  • Taylor Jenkins, American basketball head coach (Memphis Grizzlies 2019), born in Arlington, Texas
1984 Highlights

About September 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo