On This Day

October 21, 1984 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Austrian Ferrari driver Niki Lauda becomes a 3-time Formula 1 World Drivers champion when he finishes 2nd in the season ending Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril; wins title by just 0.5 from Alain Prost
  • Cleveland Browns' Steve Cox sets club record with a 60-yd field goal
  • Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, French Canadian short track speed skater
  • Kenny Cooper, American soccer forward (10 caps), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Kieran Richardson, English footballer
  • Marvin Mitchell, American football player