On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1984

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden

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

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21)


Famous Deaths

  • Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies
  • Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), dies at 77
1984 Highlights

About September 7, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo