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Historical Events In 1984

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

Jan 18   Malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead in the year 1984.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners  

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   Passengers escape when the ferry Karrabee sinks at its moorings in Circular Quay after coming third in annual Sydney ferry race on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1984.  

Jan 23   On this day in history stuart & Lillian Kelly of Brantford collect $13,890,588.80 for winning ticket in Lotto 6-49; largest to date  

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   Apple Computer Inc unveils its Macintosh personal computer in the year 1984.  

Jan 24   Apple unveils its Macintosh personal computer, the first with a graphical interface in the year 1984.  

Jan 26   Federal government announces land claims settlement with Yukon first nations, who receive $620 million and title to 20,000 sq km in the year 1984.  

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

Jan 27   John &Yoko release "Milk &Honey" album in the year 1984.  

Jan 27   In the year 1984 lou Crosby, TV announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 72  

Jan 27   Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial in the year 1984.  

Jan 27   On this day in history pop singer Michael Jackson is hospitalized when his hair catches fire while filming a Pepsi commercial in Los Angeles.  

Jan 28   In the year 1984 john Macvane, newscaster (United or Not), dies at 71  

Jan 28   Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany in the year 1984.  

Jan 29   In the year 1984 actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Feb 01   China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 02   Medicare scheme formally adopted in Australia in the year 1984.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1984

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of cam Ward, Canadian ice hockey player  

Feb 29   In the year 1984 birth of darren Ambrose, English footballer  

Feb 29   In the year 1984 birth of cullen Jones, American swimmer  

Feb 29   In the year 1984 birth of adam Sinclair, Indian field hockey player  

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

May 22   In the year 1984 birth of joe Lauzon, American martial artist  

Jun 14   In the year 1984 birth of siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes)  

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   On this day in history death of ernest Laszlo, Hungarian-U.S. cinematographer (b. 1898)  

Jan 07   Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Fritz Geissler, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1984.  

Jan 14   Mary Zeldenrust-Noordanus, Dutch sexuologist (NVSH), dies at 55 in the year 1984.  

Jan 18   Malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead died on this day in history.  

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