What Happened on September 3, 1984

Historical Events

  • 28 year old Chicagoan wins $40 million in Illinois state lottery


Jerry Lewis' 19th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $32,074,566

  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals closer Bruce Sutter breaks his own NL record for saves in a season with his 45th in 7-3 win over NY Mets; record broken in 1991, by Lee Smith of the St. Louis Cardinals
  • South Africa adopts constitution
1984 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Garrett Hedlund, American actor, born in Roseau, Minnesota
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Schwartz, American composer (Girl from Paris; Excuse My Dust), dies at 83

About September 3, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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