What Happened on September 8, 1984

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) for mating of STS 41G mission

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Whittingham, English footballer, born in Nuneaton, England
  • Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver (Renault F1 Team in 2010), born in Vyborg, Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Lowson, England cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 50s; Yorkshire CCC), dies at 59
  • Johnnie Parsons, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1950; AAA/USAC Championship 1949), dies at 66
  • Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, dies at 79
1984 Highlights

About September 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

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