On This Day

January 14, 1984 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini scores a 3rd-round TKO of Bobby Chacon to retain his WBA lightweight title in Reno, Nevada; Chacon so severely battered he thanks referee Richard Steele for stopping the fight

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mike Pelfrey, American baseball player, born in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestRay Kroc

Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald's) and owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, dies of heart failure at 81

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc