What Happened on September 8, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41G mission

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova retains her title; beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Whittingham, English footballer
  • Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Lowson, England cricket Test batsman (7 Tests), dies at 59
  • Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, dies at 79