What Happened on September 7, 1984

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Met Dwight Gooden's 11 strikeouts gives him NL rookie record 236

Famous Birthdays

  • Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player (4 x Grand Slam doubles titles; US Open, Wimbledon 2010 runner-up; Federation Cup 2004, 08), born in Moscow, Russia
Born in 1984

Famous Weddings

Janet Jackson

American actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds American R&B singer James DeBarge (21); annulled in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Don Tallon, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (21 Tests, 58 dismissals, 2 x 50s; Queensland CA), dies of heart disease at 68

Joe CroninJoe Cronin (1906-1984)

American Baseball HOF shortstop (7 x MLB All Star), manger (Boston RS, Washington Senators) and executive (AL President 1959-73), dies at 77

1984 Highlights

About September 7, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

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