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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1984 AD


January 1: AT&T's 22 owned Bell system companies divests into 8 companies
January 1: Brunei becomes independent of U.K.
January 1: New York City transit fare rises from 75 cents to 90 cents
January 2: Darryl Cullinan, 16, scores his 1st first-class cricket century
January 2: Miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship
January 2: Riot in Tunis kills over 100
January 2: Wilson Goode, sworn-in as Philadelphia's 1st black mayor
January 3: Syria frees captured U.S. pilot after appeal from Jesse Jackson
January 4: Edmonton beats Minnesota 12-8 highest-scoring modern NHL game
January 4: "Night Court" starring Harry Anderson premieres on NBC TV
January 5: Adrian Dantly (Utah), ties NBA record of 28 free throws
January 5: Greg Chappell scores 182* in his last Test innings
January 6: Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41 B mission
January 6: Last day of Test cricket for Chappell, Marsh and Lillee
January 8: NCAA announces that basketball tournament will have 64 teams
January 8: Washington Caps Bengt Gustafsson scores 5 goals to beat Philadelphia 7-1
January 9: Braves pitcher Pascual Perez is arrested for cocaine possession
January 9: EAA moves operations to Oshkosh
January 9: John Lennon releases "Nobody Told Me"
January 10: Argentine ex-president/general Bignone arrested
January 10: Bulgarian Tupolev 134 crashs at Sofia airport in Bulgaria, 50 die
January 10: Clara Peller 1st asks, "Where's the Beef?"
January 10: Luis Aparicio, Harmon Killebrew, and D Drysdale elected to Hall of Fame
January 10: U.S. establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after 117 years
January 11: Denver Nuggets 163, San Antonio Spurs 155-highest-scoring NBA game
January 11: STS-41-B vehicle moves to launch pad
January 11: Supreme Court reinstated $10M award to Karen Silkwood's family
January 13: TV anchor Christine Craft wins $325,000 in her case against KMBC-TV
January 14: Madonna 1st sings "Holiday" on American Bandstand
January 15: Hana Mandlikova ends Martina Navratilova's 54-match winning streak
January 15: Schonbrun skates world record 5 km (7:39.44)
January 16: Paul and Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados for possession of cannabis
January 17: Supreme Court rules (5-4) oks private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing does not violate federal copyright laws
January 18: 80th Islander and 3rd dual hat trick (Carroll and Bossy) 9-1 win
January 19: California Supreme Court rejects quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia, who wants to starve herself to death in a public hospital
January 19: Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km
January 20: U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
January 21: U.S. male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
January 22: Annette Kennedy of SUNY sets women's basketball record with 70 pts
January 22: Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates
January 22: Superbowl XVIII: Los Angeles Raiders beat Washington Red Skins, 38-9 in Tampa Superbowl MVP: Marcus Allen, Los Angeles Raiders, RB
January 23: Buffalo Sabres win NHL record 10th straight road game
January 23: Greatest unpaced 1-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km
January 23: Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ
January 24: Apple Computer unveils its Macintosh personal computer
January 26: Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders
January 26: U.S. Navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters and a blimp able to lift 26 tons-Lakehurst, NJ
January 27: John and Yoko release "Milk and Honey" album
January 27: Los Angeles Kings end Wayne Gretzky's NHL-record 51-game scoring streak
January 27: Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial
January 28: 41th Golden Globes: Thornbirds wins
January 28: Los Angeles Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak
January 28: Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas
January 28: Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany
January 29: 34th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 154-145 (OT) at Denver
January 29: Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman
January 29: NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 45-3
January 29: President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term
January 29: Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic of Deer Creek
January 29: Space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched
January 31: 36th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-6 at NJ
January 31: Edwin Newman retires from NBC News after 35 years with the network
January 31: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site


February 1: China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations
February 1: Daniel Stern becomes NBA commissioner
February 1: Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)
February 2: 8th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards
February 2: Lebanese army fight in Beirut
February 3: 10th Space Shuttle Mission (41B)-Challenger 4 launched
February 4: "9" closes at 46th St. Theater New York City after 739 performances
February 4: "Backstage Magic" opens at CommuniCore
February 4: Frank Aquilera sets world frisbee distance record (168m) Las Vegas
February 5: New Zealand beat England (82 and 93) by an innings in 3 days
February 5: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic
February 6: Moslem militiamen take over West Beirut from Lebanese army
February 7: Bruce McCandless, U.S., makes 1st untethered space walk
February 7: Michael Jackson awarded a 4-ft-high platinum disc by CBS
February 8: 14th Winter Olympic games opens in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
February 8: 1st time 8 people in space
February 8: A's take Yankees pitcher Tim Belcher as Type A free agent compensation
February 8: Soyuz T-10 launches with crew of 3 to Salyut 7
February 9: "Rink" opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City for 204 performances
February 11: 10th space shuttle mission (41-B)-Challenger 4-returns to Earth
February 11: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short handed season scoring record at 11
February 12: Alice Miller wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
February 12: Cale Yarborough, becomes 1st Daytona 500 qualifier, above 200 MPH
February 12: Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean skate "Bolero" at Olympics
February 12: West Indies beat Australia 2-0-1 to win cricket World Series Cup receiving all perfect scores for quality and gold medal
February 13: 6 year old Texan Stormie Jones gets 1st heart and liver transplant
February 13: Konstantin Chernenko succeeds Yuri Andropov as U.S.S.R. leader
February 14: Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney, Australia
February 15: 500,000 Iranian soldiers move into Iraq
February 16: Bill Johnson becomes 1st American to win Olympic downhill skiing gold
February 16: New Jersey Devils 1st OT goal, Jan Ludvig beats Hartford Whalers 6-5
February 18: Revised concordat between Italy and Vatican signed
February 19: 14th winter Olympic games close at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
February 19: 1st brother combo to win Gold and Silver in same event at Olympics (Phil and Steve Mahre-Slalom)
February 19: "Doonesbury" closes at Biltmore Theater New York City after 104 performances
February 19: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
February 22: Brothers Anton and Peter Stastny score 8 pts each for NHL Quebec
February 24: Iraq resumes air attack on Iran
February 25: Oil fire in Cubatao Brazil kills 500
February 26: Last U.S. Marines in multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon left Beirut
February 26: Pak Awang (84) marries 80th spouse
February 26: Reverend Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called New York City, "Hymietown"
February 26: Robert Penn Warren, Pulitzer Prize winner, named 1st U.S. poet laureate
February 27: Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8.675 m)
February 27: Worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa
February 27: WRC-AM in Washington D.C. changes call letters to WWRC
February 28: 26th Grammy Awards: Beat It, Michael Jackson wins 8
February 29: Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau announced he is stepping down


March 1: Landsat 5 and ham satellite Oscar 11 launched into polar orbit
March 1: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R. #3931 Batten, #4529 Webern, #4530 Smoluchowski, #4818 Elgar, #5502 Brashear and #5943 Lovi
March 2: Iran offensive against Iraq fails
March 2: John Long (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 51 games
March 3: New York Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Tor Maple Leafs (6)
March 3: Peter Ueberroth elected baseball commissioner (Effective Oct 1)
March 4: Nancy Lopez wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational
March 4: Pee Wee Reese and Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
March 5: Supreme Court (5-4): city may use public money for Nativity scene
March 5: U.S. accuse Iraq of using poison gas
March 9: Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections
March 9: John Lennon releases "Borrowed Time"
March 9: Philadelphia 76'ers block 20 Seattle shots tying NBA regulation game record
March 9: Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
March 10: Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page
March 11: Chris Johnson wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic
March 12: British ice dancing team, Torvill and Dean, become 1st skaters to receive 9 perfect 6.0s in world championships
March 12: National Union of Mine Workers in England begin a 51 week strike
March 13: Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
March 13: WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
March 14: Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41-C mission
March 15: 10th People's Choice Awards: Brooke Shields
March 15: Tanzania adopts constitution
March 16: Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut
March 16: South Africa and Mozambique sign non attack treaty
March 18: Chris Johnson wins LPGA Tucson Conquistadores Golf Open
March 19: John J O'Connor named 8th archbishop of New York
March 19: "Kate and Allie," premieres
March 19: KSD-AM in St. Louis MO changes call letters to KUSA
March 19: Mobil oil tanker spills 200,000 gallons into Columbia River
March 19: Pitcher Denny McLain, indicted on various charges of racketeering
March 19: STS-41-C vehicle moves to launch pad
March 20: Andy Kaufman and Fred Blassie's "My Breakfast With Blassie" premieres
March 20: Senate rejects amendment to permit spoken prayer in public schools
March 21: Border scores 100* vs. WI Trinidad after 98* in 1st cricket innings
March 21: NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
March 21: Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon
March 21: Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan
March 22: Islander Bryan Trottier ties NHL rec scores 5 seconds into game
March 23: Andrea Schone skates ladies world record 3 km (4:20.91)
March 23: Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill and Chris Dean (GRB)
March 23: Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Underhill and Paul Martini (CAN)
March 23: Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
March 23: Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
March 24: Andrea Schone skates ladies world record 5 km (7:34.52)
March 24: Igor Malkov skates world record 10 km (14:21.51)
March 24: IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
March 25: Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
March 27: Andrew Lloyd Webber/Richard Stilgoe's "Starlight Express," premieres
March 29: NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis
March 29: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
March 30: U.S. ends participation in multinational Lebanon peace force
March 31: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site


April 1: 14th Easter Seal Telethon raises $24,600,000
April 1: 3rd NCAA Womens Basketball Championship: Southern California beats Tennessee 72-61
April 1: 8 men record longest distance (13 miles) rowed in 24 hours
April 2: 46th NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: Georgetown beats Houston 84-75
April 3: Bombay beat Delhi on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
April 3: Guinea suspends constitution after coup
April 3: Soyuz T-11 carries 3 cosmonauts (1 Indian-Rakesh Sharma) to Salyut 7
April 4: Michael Frayn's "Benefactors" premieres in London
April 4: Winston Smith in Orwell's "1984" begins his secret diary
April 5: "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 13 performances
April 5: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)
April 6: 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41-C)-Challenger 5 is launched
April 6: 1st time 11 people in space
April 7: Detroit Tiger Jack Morris no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0
April 8: 13th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster
April 8: 4th Golden Raspberry Awards: Lonely Lady wins
April 9: 56th Academy Awards - "Terms of Endearment," R Duvall and S Maclaine win
April 10: Damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle
April 10: John Long (Detroit) ends NBA free throw streak of 51 games
April 10: U.S. Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors
April 11: Challenger astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair
April 11: Chinese troops invade Vietnam
April 11: General Sec Konstantin U Chernenko named President of Soviet Union
April 11: Soyuz T-11 returns to Earth
April 11: U.S.S.R. party leader Chernenko elected president
April 13: 11th Space Shuttle Mission (41C)-Challenger 5-returns to Earth
April 13: India beat Pak by 58 runs to win 1st Asia Cricket Cup in Sharjah
April 13: Pete Rose becomes 1st NL to get get 4,000 hits in a career
April 14: Farewell concert of "Doe Maar" in Den Bosch, Netherlands
April 15: 48th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 277
April 15: Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament
April 15: Extremist Sikhs plunder 40 stations in Punjab India
April 15: "Human Comedy" closes at Royale Theater New York City after 13 performances
April 15: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
April 16: 13th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lorraine Moller of New Zealand in 2:29:28
April 16: 88th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:10:34
April 16: Oakland A's Dave Kingman hits 3 home runs including a grand slam
April 16: Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for "American Primitive"
April 17: Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage
April 17: Libyan embassy demonstration, 1 shot dead
April 18: Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
April 18: Joan Benoit runs world record female marathon (2:22:43)
April 19: Nemesis, death star of dinosaurs 1st appears in Nature magazine
April 20: Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan
April 21: After 37 weeks, "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose"
April 21: Centers for Disease Control says virus discovered in France causes AIDS
April 21: Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph
April 21: Montreal Expo David Palmer no-hits St. Louis Cardinals, 4-0 in a perfect 5 inn game
April 22: Vicki Fergon wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
April 23: AIDS-virus identified, acquired immune deficiency syndrome
April 24: Oiler's Wayne Gretzky is 3rd to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
April 25: Rock group Wings disbands
April 25: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
April 26: Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens
April 26: President Reagan visits China
April 27: Cleveland Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings
April 27: Over 70 inches of snow falls on Red Lake Montana
April 28: "La Tragedie de Carmen" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 187 performances
April 29: Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom/Orlando Golf Classic
April 29: "Oliver!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 17 performances
April 30: 1700 skiers participate in an alpine event at Are Sweden
April 30: Strong winds cause a 30 minnutes delay in Toronto Blue Jays game


May 1: Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 1: Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy
May 2: Indians' Andre Thornton ties record for most walks (6 in 16 inn)
May 2: Mattingly's single breaks up Lamarr Hoyt's perfect game bid
May 2: "Sunday in the Park with George" opens at Booth New York City for 604 performances
May 2: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 4: Dave Kingman's fly ball never comes down (stuck in Metrodome ceiling)
May 5: 110th Kentucky Derby: Laffit Pincay, Jr. aboard Swale wins in 2:02.4
May 6: Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken, Jr. hits for cycle
May 6: Jose Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election
May 7: $180m out-of-court settlement reached in Agent Orange suit
May 7: Sharon Barrett wins LPGA Potamkin Cadillac Golf Classic
May 8: Chicago White Sox beat Milw Brewers, 7-6, in 25 inn (completed 5/9)
May 8: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
May 8: Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett debuts with 4 singles
May 8: Thames Barrier to stop flooding in London officially completed
May 8: U.S.S.R. announces it will not participate in LA Summer Olympics
May 9: Alexander Calder's "Big Crinkly" sells for $852,000
May 9: White Sox and Brewers play 8:06, game, longest timed baseball game, 25 innings
May 10: International Court of Justice rules on U.S. blockade of Nicaragua
May 11: Johan Cruijff quits soccer
May 11: Tigers set best 30 game start record (26-4)
May 11: Transit of Earth as seen on Mars
May 12: Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41-D
May 12: France performs nuclear test
May 12: Joe Lucius scored his 13th hole-in-one on same hole
May 12: South Africa prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years
May 12: White Horse by Laid Back hits #26
May 12: World of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans
May 13: Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
May 13: Johan Cruyffs last competitive match
May 13: "Oliver!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 17 performances
May 14: 19th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama
May 16: Guinea-Bissau adopts constitution
May 16: Juventus wins 24th Europe Cup II in Basel
May 16: Mackay pays $218,718 for 44,166 tickets to keep Twins in Minnesota Twins sell 51,863 tickets but only 6,346 fans show up for the game
May 16: Phillie pitcher Steve Carlton hits a grand slam homer
May 16: U.S. performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
May 17: Cincinnati Reds Mario Soto throws 4 strikeouts in one inning
May 17: Mai Shanley, 21, (NM), crowned 33rd Miss USA
May 19: 110th Preakness: Angel Cordero, Jr. aboard Gate Dancer wins in 1:53.6
May 19: "King Of Suede" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #62
May 19: Pat LaFontaine scores 2 goals within 22 sec in an NHL playoff game
May 19: Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat New York Islanders, 4 games to 1
May 19: STS-41-D vehicle moves to launch pad
May 20: Barb Bunkowsky wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Classic
May 20: Boston's Roger Clemens beats Twins, 5-4, for his 1st victory
May 20: "On Your Toes" closes at Virginia Theater New York City after 505 performances
May 23: Anderlecht wins 13th UEFA Cup at London
May 23: Detroit Tigers win AL record tying 16th straight road game
May 24: Detroit Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game
May 24: "Wiz" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City for 13 performances
May 25: Detroit Tigers lose to Seattle 7-3 ends record tying 17 consecutive wins
May 25: Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner
May 26: Frisbee is kept aloft for 1,672 seconds in Philadelphia
May 26: Tulsa, Oklahoma gets 13" of rain, 14 die
May 27: Beth Henley's "Miss Firecracker contest," premieres in New York City
May 27: Joanne Carner wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 27: Manuela Manleeva wins 3 singles tennis matches in one day
May 29: Boston Red Sox retires #9 (Ted Williams) and #4 (Joe Cronin)
May 30: Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora headquarters in Nicaragua
May 30: Liverpool wins 29th Europe Cup 1 in Rome
May 30: NL suspends Mario Soto 5 days for Reds-Cubs fight on May 27th
May 31: 57th National Spelling Bee: Daniel Greenblatt wins spelling luge
May 31: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 31: Viv Richards hits 189* (170 balls) vs. England, ODI cricket record


June 1: Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
June 1: KWK-AM in St. Louis MO changes call letters to KGLD
June 1: Netherlands' Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
June 1: Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of U.S.S.R. snatches a record 211 kg
June 2: Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy
June 2: Flight readiness firing of Discovery's main engines
June 2: "Welcome To Fun Zone" hosted by Dr. Demento airs on NBC-TV
June 3: 30th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
June 3: 38th Tony Awards: Real Thing and La Cage Aux Folles win
June 3: "Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City after 13 performances
June 4: 18th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers
June 4: Arnold Palmer fails to make U.S. Open golf tournament 1st time in 32 yrs
June 4: Bruce Springsteen releases "Born in the USA"
June 4: DNA is successfully cloned from an extinct animal
June 4: New York Mets draft Shawn Abner, 17, #1
June 5: Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" becomes #1
June 5: Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site, Golden Temple
June 6: 1,200 die in Sikh "Golden Temple" uprising India
June 9: 116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay, Jr. aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2
June 9: 54th French Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats C Evert (63 61)
June 9: Cyndi Lauper's 1st #1 "Time After Times"
June 9: Donald Ducks 50th birthday celebrated at Disneyland
June 9: Jurgen Hingsen of W Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
June 9: Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD
June 9: Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater
June 10: 38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 3
June 10: 54th French Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (36 26 64 75 75)
June 10: Ivan Lendl wins French Open, his 1st grand slam title
June 10: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Kids Golf Classic
June 10: U.S. missile shot down an incoming missile in space for 1st time
June 10: Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7'10" (2.39m)
June 11: Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial of half of his ashes
June 11: Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally
June 14: Southern Baptist convention decide on no women clergy members
June 15: "Thicke Of The Night," TV Talk Show last airs in syndication
June 15: Thomas Hearns KOs Roberto Duran
June 15: Vitesse soccer team forms in Arnhem
June 16: Edwin Moses wins his 100th consecutive 400-meter hurdles race
June 16: Matt de Waal finishes 14,290-mi round trip from Salt Lake City (106d)
June 17: Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
June 17: John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as premier of Canada
June 18: 84th U.S. Golf Open: Fuzzy Zoeller shoots a 276 at Winged Foot Golf Club New York
June 19: 1st live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger, Nightline
June 19: "Weird Al" Yankovic gives free live performance at Del Mar Fair
June 20: A's Dave Kingman hits his 3rd grand slam and 14th lifetime
June 20: Amber Kvanli, of Minnesota, crowned America's Junior Miss
June 22: Calvin Griffith signs letter of intent to sell ownership of Twins
June 22: Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minnesota Twins
June 22: Jolande van de Meer swims Dutch record 800 m freestyle (8:39.30)
June 22: Joseph Luns resigns as Secretary-General of NATO
June 24: Joe Morgan sets career home run mark for 2nd basemen with #265
June 24: Laurie Rinker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
June 25: Lydia Garrett, 24, crowned 17th Miss Black America
June 25: STS-41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem
June 26: 1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4
June 26: Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"
June 27: Emmy 11th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 5th time
June 27: Fire destroys a set in "A View to the Kill"
June 27: France wins soccer's European Cup
June 27: Late Night's 1st Tower Drop
June 27: Supreme Court ends NCAA monopoly on college football telecasts
June 29: Orel Hershiser begins string of making every sched start until 1990
June 29: Pete Rose plays in record 3,309th game, surpassing Carl Yastrzemski
June 29: U.S.S.R. offers to start talking about banning SDI
June 30: Failed coup by cocaine growers in Bolivia
June 30: Last sixpence minted in Great Britain (in use since 1551)
June 30: Longest pro football game, Los Angeles Express beats Michigan Panthers 27-21 in USFL playoffs, games lasts 93 minutes 33 seconds


July 1: Amy Alcott wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
July 1: "Baby" closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 241 performances
July 1: Royals pitcher Paul Splittorff, retires
July 3: Derek Underwood's maiden FC century after 22 years of trying
July 3: Dolphin rocket launched off San Clemente Island
July 3: Greenidge scores brilliant 214 off 241 balls to win Lord's Test
July 3: Supreme Court rules Jaycees may be forced to admit women as members
July 4: Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial half his ashes next to N Senzaki
July 4: Kallicharran gets 206 and 6-32 in a NatWest Trophy game
July 4: New York Yankee Phil Niekro is 9th to strikeout 3,000
July 4: Yuri Sedykh of U.S.S.R. throws hammer a record 86.33 m
July 5: Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials
July 7: 5 die in a train crash in Williston, Vermont
July 7: 91st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (76 62)
July 7: Frankie Valli marries Randy Clohessy
July 8: 98th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats J Connors (61 61 62)
July 8: Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
July 9: 12th minster of York destroyed in lightening storm
July 9: Yvonne Ryding, of Sweden, crowned 33rd Miss Universe
July 11: 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
July 11: All star MVP: Gary Carter, Mont Expos
July 11: England's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe
July 11: Government orders air bags or seat belts would be required in cars by 1989
July 11: Lucas Mangope re-elected president of Bophuthatswana
July 12: Geraldine Ferraro, New York becomes 1st woman major-party Vice Presidential candidate
July 13: Eddie Van Halen joins in, in a Jacksons concert
July 13: Jeff Beck quits Rod Stewart's tour after 7 shows
July 13: Sergei Bubka of U.S.S.R. pole vaults a record 5.89 m
July 14: STS-41-D vehicle moves to Vandenberg AFB for remanifest of payloads
July 14: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear Test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
July 15: 39th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy
July 15: John Lennon releases "I'm Stepping Out"
July 17: Pierre Mauroy resigns as premier of France
July 17: Soyuz T-12 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 7
July 18: James Huberty kills 21 McDonald's patrons in San Ysidro California
July 18: Walter F. Mondale wins Democratic presidential nomination in San Francisco
July 19: 1st female to captain a 747 across Atlantic (Lynn Rippelmeyer)
July 19: Geraldine Ferraro, Representative-D-New York 1979 - 1985, wins Democratic Vice Presidential nomination
July 20: Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m
July 20: Vanessa Williams is asked to resign as Miss America
July 21: 1st documented case of a robot killing a human in U.S.
July 21: Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s
July 21: U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear Test
July 22: 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St. Andrews
July 22: 22nd Tennis Fed Cup: Czechoslovakia beats Australia in Sao Paulo Brazil (2-1)
July 22: Kathy Whitworth wins Rochester Golf International (her 85th win)
July 22: Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
July 23: Kansas City Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
July 23: Suzette Charles (NJ), 21, replaces Williams as 57th Miss America 1984
July 23: Vanessa Williams, 1st black Miss America, resigns due to posing nude
July 24: Steve Ballesteros wins British Open
July 25: Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes 1st woman to walk in space
July 26: Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single
July 26: Kuhn announces Vida Blue is suspended due to cocaine conviction
July 26: Pitcher Vida Blue suspended for rest of 1984 due to drug use
July 27: Reds' Pete Rose collects record 3,053rd career single vs. Philadelphia
July 28: 23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
July 29: 12th du Maurier Golf Classic: Juli Inkster
July 29: 23rd Summer Olympics opens in Los Angeles
July 30: Alvenus tanker at Cameron La, spills 2.8 million gallons of oil
July 30: Holly Roffey (11 days) gets heart transplant
July 30: Soap Opera "Santa Barbara" premieres on NBC TV
July 31: Leeza Gibbon's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
July 31: U.S. men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics
July 31: Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed


August 2: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
August 3: 365.7 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
August 3: Bomb attack on Madras India airport, 32 killed
August 4: Carl Lewis wins gold medal in 100-meter dash at LA Summer Olympics
August 4: Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit home run
August 4: Prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 24 weeks
August 4: Republic of Upper Volta becomes Bourkina Fasso (National Day)
August 5: Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
August 5: Joan Benoit (U.S.) wins 1st Olympic marathon for women (2:24:52)
August 5: Lou Pinella Day at Yankee Stadium
August 5: Toronto's Cliff Johnson hits record 19th career pinch home run
August 6: 203.05 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
August 6: Carl Lewis wins 2nd (long jump) of 4 gold medals in Summer Olympics
August 7: David Rabe's "Hurlyburly," premieres in New York City
August 7: Japan beats U.S. for olympic gold medal in baseball
August 7: Jim Deshales becomes 1,000th playing Yankee
August 8: Carl Lewis wins 3rd (200m) of 4 gold medals in Summer
August 8: Milwaukee 10-game losing streak ends
August 8: "Rink" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 204 performances
August 9: Daley Thomas of Britain sets decathalon record (8,847) in LA Cal
August 9: STS-41-D vehicle again moves out to launch pad
August 10: Mary Decker trips on heel of Zola Budd during 3,000m Olympic run
August 11: 101,799 fans at soccer match Brazilie-France
August 11: Carl Lewis duplicates Jesse Owens' 1936 feat, wins 4 Olym track golds
August 11: Cincinnati Reds retire Johnny Bench's #5 uniform
August 11: During a radio voice test President Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"
August 11: Men's choir Maranatha Netherlands forms
August 11: U.S.S.R. performs (underground) nuclear test
August 12: 23rd Olympic games close at Los Angeles, California
August 12: Braves beat Padres 5-3, features 2 brawls and 19 ejections
August 12: Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, and Luis Aparicio inducted into Hall of Fame
August 12: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
August 13: Morocco and Libya sign "Arabic-African Union" treaty
August 14: IBM releases PC DOS version 3.0
August 14: West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England
August 16: Andrea Doria's safe opened
August 16: L.A. federal jury acquits auto maker John DeLorean on cocaine charges
August 16: Largest harness racing purse ($2,161,000-Nihilator wins $1,080,500)
August 17: Pete Rose returns to Cincinnati Reds as player-manager (gets 2 hits)
August 18: Triangle Oil Corp, above-ground storage tank at Jacksonville Fla, spills 2.5 m gallons of oil burned after lightning sparked a fire
August 19: 66th PGA Championship: Lee Trevino shoots a 273 at Shoal Creek Ala
August 19: Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
August 19: Republican convention in Houston nominates Ronald Reagan for president
August 19: Sally Quinlan wins LPGA MasterCard Golf International Pro-Am
August 22: Evelyn Ashford of U.S. ties world women's mark for 100 m, 10.76 sec
August 22: Last Volkswagen Rabbit produced
August 22: Met pitcher Dwight Gooden becomes 11th rookie to strikeout 200
August 22: Republican convention in Dallas renominates President Reagan and Vice President Bush
August 22: South African election for parliament boycvotted
August 24: Pat Bradley set LPGA record for 9 holes with a 28 at Denver
August 25: French airship capsizes
August 25: U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
August 26: Betsy King wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
August 26: Tatyana Kazankina of U.S.S.R. sets 3k woman record (8:22.62) in Leningrad
August 26: Zdena Silvaha (Cz) throws discus 74.55 m (women's world record)
August 27: President Reagan announces Teacher in Space project
August 27: U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
August 28: U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
August 30: 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D)-Discovery 1-launched (6 days)
August 30: Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
August 30: Red Sox Jim Rice grounds into record 33rd double play en route to 36
August 30: Sotherby's in London begins 2 day auction of rock memorabilla
August 31: Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavywgt boxing title


September 2: "Zorba" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 362 performances
September 3: 28 year old Chicagoan wins $40 million in Illinois state lottery
September 3: Bruce Sutter breaks NL record for saves in a season with his 38th
September 3: Cindy Hill wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
September 3: Jerry Lewis' 19th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $32,074,566
September 3: South Africa adopts constitution
September 4: Nigerian singer Fela Kuti sentenced to 2 years
September 5: 12th Space Shuttle Mission (41-D) -Discovery 1- lands at Edwards AFB
September 6: Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead," premieres in New York City
September 6: Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow
September 7: Met Dwight Gooden's 11 strikeouts gives him NL rookie record 236
September 8: 98th U.S. Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris E L Mills (46 64 64)
September 8: Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41G mission
September 9: 104th U.S. Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl (63 64 61)
September 9: Amy Alcott wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
September 9: California Angel Michael Witt is 11th to pitch a perfect baseball game
September 10: Discovery returns to Kennedy Space Center via Altus AFB, Okla
September 12: Country singer Barbara Mandrell is badly injured in a car accident
September 12: Cyndi Lauper sings "She-Bop" on Tonight Show
September 12: Ethiopia forms socialist republic
September 12: New York Met Dwight Goodin sets rookie strike out record at 251
September 13: Simon Peres forms Israeli government with Likoed
September 13: STS-41-G launch vehicle moves to launch pad
September 14: 1st MTV awards-Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd host
September 15: Sharlene Wells (Utah), 20, crowned 58th Miss America 1985
September 15: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
September 16: Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
September 16: Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 16: "Miami Vice" premieres
September 17: Brian Mulroney sworn in as Canada's 18th Prime Minister succeeding John Turner
September 17: Dwight Gooden ties record of 32 strikeouts in consecutive games
September 17: Reggie Jackson is 13th to hit 500 home runs
September 17: U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
September 18: Joe Kittinger completes 1st solo balloon crossing of Atlantic
September 18: Tigers clinch AL East championship (spent all year in 1st place)
September 18: Tim Raines is 1st player with 4 consecutive 70-stolen-base seasons
September 19: Britain and China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997
September 20: "Cosby Show" premieres on NBC-TV
September 20: Cubs break 2 million in home attendance for 1st time
September 20: Suicide car bomb attacks U.S. Embassy annex in Beirut, kills 23
September 21: NASA launches Galaxy-C
September 22: Brussels princess Astrid marries arch duke Lorenz of Austrian-Este
September 23: 36th Emmy Awards: Hill St. Blue, Cheers, John Ritter and Tyne Daly
September 23: Amy Alcott wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic
September 23: SF 49er Joe Montana misses his 1st start in 49 games
September 23: Sparky Anderson is 1st manager to win 100 games in both leagues
September 24: Cubs clinch NL East title
September 24: Paul McCartney release "No More Lonely Nights"
September 25: 1st London performance of musical "Stepping Out" presented
September 25: Egypt and Jordan regain diplomatic relations
September 25: New York Met Rusty Staub joins Ty Cobb, who hit home runs as a teen and in 40s
September 25: "Quilters" opens at Jack Lawrence Theater New York City for 24 performances
September 26: 5,251 turn out to see Phillies play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
September 26: Berlin appeals court clears Paul McCartney in a paternity suit
September 26: Britain and China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997
September 26: Dutch Queen Beatrice opens University
September 26: Phila's Juan Samuel sets record for steals by a rookie with his 72nd
September 26: President Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa
September 28: 1st floodlit ODI outside of Australia (India vs. Australia, New Delhi)
September 28: Cleveland Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10
September 29: "Cruel Summer" by Bananarama peaks at #9
September 29: "Drive" by Cars peaks at #3
September 29: Elizabeth Taylor, undergoing rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Clinic
September 29: "Layin' It On Line" by Jefferson Starship peaks at #66
September 29: "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince and Revolution peaks at #1
September 29: "Pretty Mess" by Vanity peaks at #75
September 29: "Torture" by Jacksons peaks at #17
September 29: "(What) In Name Of Love" by Naked Eyes peaks at #39
September 29: "When You Close Your Eyes" by Night Ranger peaks at #14
September 29: "Yes Or No" by Go-Go's peak at #84
September 30: Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
September 30: Browns set a team record for allowing most sacks (11), Kansas City wins 10-6
September 30: California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
September 30: New York Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg


October 1: Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip resumes after 2-year hiatus
October 1: Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of baseball
October 2: 3 cosmonauts return after a record 237 days in orbit
October 2: In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs cbeat Padres 13-0
October 2: Richard Miller, becomes 1st (former) FBI agent, charged with espionage
October 4: U.S. government closes down due to budget problems
October 4: Yankees clinch AL East
October 5: 13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G)-Challenger 6-launched
October 6: Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Hitachi Ladies British Golf Open
October 7: Striking umps return for Game 5 of NLCS, San Diego Padres win pennant
October 7: Walter Payton passes Jim Brown as NFL's career rushing leader
October 8: 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins
October 9: Kathy Sullivan becomes 1st U.S. woman to walk in space
October 11: 1st space walk by U.S. woman, Kathryn D. Sullivan
October 11: August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," premieres in New York City
October 11: NASA launches space vehicle S-208
October 11: Vice President candidate debate-Graldine Ferraro (D) and George Bush (R)
October 12: IRA bombs hotel where Margaret Thatcher is staying, 5 die
October 13: Blackhawk Bill Gardner scores on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
October 13: John Henry becomes 1st thoroughbred to win $6 million
October 13: STS-41-G mission; lands at Kennedy Space Center
October 14: Browns' Ozzie Newsome sets club records with 14 receptions for 191 yards
October 14: Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series
October 14: Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Smirnoff Ladies Irish Golf Open
October 14: "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater New York City after 24 performances
October 15: Central Intelligence Agency's Information Act passes
October 15: Centrum party expels 2nd Member of parliament Janmaat due to fraud
October 16: Baboon heart transplanted into a 15-day-old baby girl
October 16: Desmond Tutu, black Anglican Bishop, wins Nobel Peace Prize
October 17: Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Bruce Merrifield
October 18: Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-51A mission
October 18: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
October 20: Cleveland Metroparks' Valley Parkway All Purpose Trails are completed
October 20: Islander's Mike Bossy's 30th career hat trick-4 goals
October 21: Cleveland Browns' Steve Cox sets club record with a 60-yd field goal
October 21: Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
October 21: Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05
October 22: NFL quarterback Ken Stabler retires
October 22: Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack
October 23: Cubs Rick Sutcliffe, selected as a unanimous choice as NL Cy Young
October 23: NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine
October 23: STS-51-A launch vehicle moves to launch pad
October 24: 11 members of Colombo crime family arrested
October 24: Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed
October 24: Steffi Graf plays her 1st pro tennis match
October 25: "Give My Regards to Broad Street" premieres (Gotham Theater-NYC)
October 25: Hepatitis virus is discovered
October 25: King Boudouin opens Museum for Modern Art in Brussels
October 25: Rangers beat Devils 11-2
October 25: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
October 25: West German Chancellor Rainer Barzel resigns due to corruption
October 26: "Baby Fae" gets baboon heart transplant, lives 21 days
October 27: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
October 27: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
October 27: Washington State's Rueben Mayes sets col football rec of 357 yards rushing
October 28: 14th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30
October 28: 15th New York City Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53
October 28: Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament
October 29: Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) and Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win New York Marathon
October 30: Tigers reliever Willie Hernandez wins AL Cy Young Award
October 31: Howard Goodall/Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man," premieres in London
October 31: Puerto Rican tanker, San Francisco explodes spilling 2 million gallons of oil as ship caught fire


November 1: 1st NBA game at LA Memorial Sports Arena - Clipper beat Knick, 107-105
November 1: Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4
November 1: Larry Shues "Foreigner," premieres in New York City
November 1: Willem de Kooning's "Two Women" sells for $1,980,000
November 2: France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
November 3: 3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India
November 3: Body of assassinated Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi cremated
November 4: Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
November 4: Nicaragua holds 1st free elections in 56 years; Sandinistas win 63%
November 6: President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
November 6: Willie Hernandez wins AL MVP Award
November 7: STS-51-A launch scrubbed because of high shear winds
November 8: 1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test
November 8: Anna Fisher becomes 1st "mom" to go into orbit
November 8: STS-51-A mission; launch
November 9: 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B vs. N Tvl B
November 9: Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
November 9: Most shots in an Islander game-88-Isles 45, Rangers 43
November 9: Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed
November 10: Australia all out 76 vs. West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
November 10: Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood
November 10: Miami Hurricanes blows 31-0 lead in 3rd quarter lose to Md 42-40
November 11: "3 Musketeers" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 9 performances
November 12: Paul McCartney releases "We All Stand Together"
November 12: Space shuttle astronauts retreive a satellite - 1st space salvage
November 13: David Levy finds his 1st comet
November 13: Ryne Sandberg wins the NL MVP Award
November 14: Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit
November 14: NASA launches NATO-3D
November 16: 14th Shuttle Mission (51A) -Discovery 2- lands at Kennedy Center
November 16: Houston blocks 20 Denver shots tying NBA regulation game record
November 16: Imran Khan makes his 1st appearance for NSW Cricket
November 16: John Lennon releases "Every Man has a Woman Who Loves Him"
November 17: Golden State Warrior scores 59 points losing to New Jersey Nets 124-110
November 17: Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
November 18: "3 Musketeers" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 9 performances
November 18: 72nd CFL Grey Cup: Win Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17
November 18: Browns set team records for most sacks (11)
November 18: Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders
November 18: New Jersey Devils shutout New York Rangers 6-0
November 19: Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
November 19: New York Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year
November 20: McDonald's made its 50 billionth hamburger
November 20: Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden wins NL Rookie of Year
November 22: Fred Rogers of PBS' "Mr Rogers? Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution
November 23: Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard touchdown (Hail Mary Pass) to end game and beat Miami 47-45
November 23: Limited-over International cricket debut for Wasim Akram, vs. New Zealand
November 23: Test Cricket debut of David Boon age 23 and Bob Holland age 38 (v WI)
November 23: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
November 25: Julio M Sanguinetti wins Uruguay presidential election
November 25: William Schroeder, is 2nd to receive Jarvik-7 artificial heart
November 26: After 518 goals and 14 years with Mont Canadiens, Guy LaFleur retires
November 26: John W Mercom, Jr. announces NO Saints are up for sale for $75 million
November 26: Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain
November 26: U.S. and Iraq regain diplomatic relations
November 29: Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, vs. New Zealand, Hyderabad


December 1: 50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (quarterback)
December 1: France performs nuclear test
December 1: Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title
December 2: 4th meeting of Giants-Jets, Giants even series at 2 with 20-10 win
December 2: Bob Holland takes 9-83 for NSW against South Australia, SCG
December 2: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
December 3: 2,000 die from Union Carbide poison gas emission in Bhopal, India
December 3: Oldest groom - Harry Stevens, 103, weds Thelma Lucas, 83, in Wisc
December 4: Hijackers commandeered a Kuwaiti airliner
December 5: A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell and Jose Rijo
December 5: French colonies killed 10 Kanaken in New Caledonia
December 5: Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher
December 6: France performs nuclear test
December 6: Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill 2nd hostage
December 7: Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)
December 8: 73rd Australian Men Tennis: Mats Wilander beats K Curren (67 64 76 62)
December 8: Europe and 64 developing countries sign Lome III treaty
December 8: Ringo appears on Saturday Night Live
December 9: 59th Australian Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Sukova (67 61 63)
December 9: 6 day hijack of Kuwaiti jet ends
December 9: Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
December 9: Iranian commandos end capture of Kuwaiti plane
December 9: LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,003 yards
December 9: Vicki Alvarez/Mike McDonald wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 10: 1st planet outside our solar system discovered
December 10: South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize
December 10: WNSY-AM in Newport News Virginia returns from WGH
December 11: "Doug Henning and His World..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne New York City for 60 perf
December 11: Mauretania military coup under Col Maawiya Ould Sid'ahmed Taya
December 13: Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder suffers 1st stroke
December 14: Howard Cosell retires from Monday Night Football
December 15: U.S.S.R. launches Vega 1 for rendezvous with Halley's Comet
December 17: New Jersey Devils 1st penalty shot-Rocky Trottier scores against Edmonton
December 17: New Jersey Devils 1st shutout, Glenn Resch makes 42 saves beat Minn, 2-0
December 18: 73rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats USA in Gothenburg (4-1)
December 19: China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
December 19: China Premier Zhao Ziyang and Margaret Thatcher sign Hong Kong Treaty
December 19: Fire at Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people
December 19: Scotty Bowman becomes NHL's all time winningest coach
December 19: UK signs agreement with China to return Hong Kong to China in 1997
December 19: Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th and youngest NHL-er to score 1,000 points
December 20: 33 unknown Bach keyboard works found in Yale library
December 20: U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
December 21: Islander Kelly Hrudy's 1st shut-out win-Whalers 1-0
December 21: U.S.S.R. launches Vega 2 for fly-by of Halley's Come
December 22: Bernhard Goetz shoots 4 black muggers on New York City subway train
December 22: Madonna's "Like a Virgin," single goes #1 for 6 weeks
December 22: Test Cricket debut of Craig McDermott, vs. WI at the MCG
December 23: Viv Richards scores 208 in Test Cricket at MCG
December 24: Palace coup in Mauritania
December 25: NBA's Bernard King scores 60 points
December 26: Belgian princess Astrid marries arch duke Otto L van Austrian-Este
December 27: Padres' free agent pitcher Ed Whitson signs with New York Yankees
December 28: Creosote bush determined to be 11,700 years old
December 28: Rajiv Gandhi's Congress party wins election in India
December 28: TV soap "Edge of Night" ends 28 year run
December 28: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
December 29: 5th United Negro College Fund
December 29: Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period
December 29: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parlimetary elections
December 30: Miss Elizabeth (Hulette) and Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed
December 31: Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen loses his arm in a car crash
December 31: New York City subway gunman Bernhard Goetz surrenders to police in New Hampshire
December 31: Rajiv Gandhi takes office as India's 6th Prime Minister succeeds his mother, Indira Gandhi
December 31: Test Cricket debut of Mohammad Azharuddin, vs. England at Calcutta
December 31: U.S. leaves UNESCO
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