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Historical Events In 1984

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 17   Supreme Court rules (5-4) private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws in the year 1984.  

Jan 18   In the year 1984 malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead  

Jan 20   Johnny Weissmuller, US swimmer (Olympics-5 gold-1924, 28), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Jackie Wilson, US singer (I Get the Sweetest Feeling), dies at 49 in the year 1984.  

Jan 21   US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton in the year 1984.  

Jan 22   In the year 1984 passengers escape when the ferry Karrabee sinks at its moorings in Circular Quay after coming third in annual Sydney ferry race.  

Jan 23   On this day in history greatest unpaced 1-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km  

Jan 23   In the year 1984 hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ  

Jan 23   Samuel Gardner, composer, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Stuart & Lillian Kelly of Brantford collect $13,890,588.80 for winning ticket in Lotto 6-49; largest to date in the year 1984.  

Jan 24   ABC network agrees to pay $386 million for US TV rights to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics; a record sum to that date; CTV will handle the Canadian feed on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history apple Computer Inc unveils its Macintosh personal computer  

Jan 24   Apple unveils its Macintosh personal computer, the first with a graphical interface on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history federal government announces land claims settlement with Yukon first nations, who receive $620 million and title to 20,000 sq km  

Jan 26   US navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters &a blimp able to lift 26 tons-Lakehurst New Jersey on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1984 john &Yoko release "Milk &Honey" album  

Jan 27   Lou Crosby, TV announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1984 michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial  

Jan 27   Pop singer Michael Jackson is hospitalized when his hair catches fire while filming a Pepsi commercial in Los Angeles in the year 1984.  

Jan 28   John Macvane, newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71 in the year 1984.  

Jan 28   On this day in history record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany  

Jan 29   Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman in the year 1984.  

Jan 29   On this day in history frances Goodrich (Diary of Anne Frank), dies from lung cancer at 93  

Jan 29   In the year 1984 frances Goodrich, (Diary of Anne Frank), dies at 93 of lung cancer  

Jan 29   In the year 1984 president Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term  

Jan 29   On this day in history space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched  

Jan 31   In the year 1984 edwin Newman retires from NBC News after 35 years with the network  

Jan 31   NBC TV news reporter Edwin Newman retires after 35 years with the network in the year 1984.  

Jan 31   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 01   China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations in the year 1984.  

Feb 01   In the year 1984 ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)  

Feb 02   On this day in history lebanese army fight in Beirut  

Feb 02   In the year 1984 medicare scheme formally adopted in Australia.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1984

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   In the year 1984 birth of cam Ward, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   Darren Ambrose, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of cullen Jones, American swimmer  

Feb 29   Adam Sinclair, Indian field hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Shawn Daivari, Persian-American professional wrestler and manager was born in the year 1984.  

May 22   Joe Lauzon, American martial artist was born in the year 1984.  

Jun 14   Siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes) was born in the year 1984.  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of lorenzo Booker, American football player  

Famous Deaths In 1984

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alexis Korner, British blues musician (b. 1928) died in the year 1984.  

Jan 06   Ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (b. 1898) died in the year 1984.  

Jan 07   Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902) died in the year 1984.  

Jan 09   In the year 1984 wolfgang Staudte, German director (Ciske de Rat), dies at 77  

Jan 10   In the year 1984 suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos, dies at 82  

Jan 11   Fritz Geissler, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, Dutch sexuologist (NVSH), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1984 death of malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead  

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