On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1984

Historical Events

  • Joe Kittinger completes 1st solo balloon crossing of Atlantic
  • Tigers clinch AL East championship (spent all year in 1st place)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tim Raines is 1st player with 4 consecutive 70-stolen-base seasons

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Gonzalez, American politician (Rep-(R)-Ohio 2019-) and football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dizzee Rascal [Dylan Kwabena Mills], English rapper (Boy in da Corner), born in London, England
1984 Highlights

About September 18, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo