On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1984

Historical Events

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins his 4th US title and final Grand Slam singles event; beats Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-4, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Farrah Gray, American entrepreneur and author (Reallionaire), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • James Hildreth, English cricketer, born in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Kaufmann, German-American conductor (Winnipeg Symphony, 1948-57), composer (Navaratnam), and musicologist (The Ragas of South India), dies at 77
  • Yilmaz Güney, Kurdish film director (Yol; Arkadaş; Baba; Ağit), dies of gastric cancer at 47
1984 Highlights

About September 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo