On This Day

September 8, 1984 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

US Open Women's Tennis

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

Birthdays in Sport

  • Peter Whittingham, English footballer, born in Nuneaton, England
  • Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver (Renault F1 Team in 2010), born in Vyborg, Soviet Union

Deaths in Sport

  • Frank Lowson, England cricketer and batsman (7 Tests), dies at 59
  • Johnnie Parsons, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1950; AAA/USAC Championship 1949), dies at 66
1984 in Sport