On This Day

June 30, 1984 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia
  • Last sixpence minted in Great-Britain (in use since 1551)
  • Longest pro football game, LA Express beats Mich Panthers 27-21 in USFL playoffs, games lasts 93 minutes 33 seconds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pierre Trudeau officially steps down as Prime Minister of Canada after serving two separate terms for a total of 15 years

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau

Deaths in History

  • Lillian Hellman, playwright, (Little Foxes), dies at 79