On This Day

Year 1984 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport

Events 301 - 310 of 310

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 19 Scotty Bowman wins his 691st regular season game, the most wins by any coach in NHL history

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • Dec 21 Brigham Young University (BYU) beats Michigan, 24-17 in the Holiday Bowl at Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego to remain undefeated and secure their first ever NCAA Division I-A football title
  • Dec 22 Test Cricket debut of Craig McDermott, v WI at the MCG
  • Dec 23 West Indies batsman Viv Richards scores 208 vs Ausatralia in test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Dec 25 NBA's Bernard King scores 60 points

Sport awardFootball Awards

Dec 25 Ballon d'Or: Juventus' French midfielder Michel Platini is named Europe's best football player for the 2nd consecutive time; beats Bordeaux midfielder Jean Tigana and Verona striker Preben Elkjær

Footballer Michel Platini
Footballer
Michel Platini
  • Dec 27 Padres' free agent pitcher Ed Whitson signs with NY Yankees
  • Dec 29 Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 29 Wayne Gretzky scores his NHL career 32nd hat trick & adds 3 assists in Edmonton's 6-3 win over Detroit Red Wings for his 100th point in just 35 games; 2nd fastest in history - recorded 100 points in 34 games in 1983

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • Dec 31 Test Cricket debut of Mohammad Azharuddin, v England at Calcutta

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