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1984 Historical Event(s)
- January 7, 1984 – Brunei becomes the sixth member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
- February 2, 1984 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Rat in Chinese astrology.
- February 3, 1984 – John Buster and the research team at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center announce history’s first embryo transfer, from one woman to another resulting in a live birth.
- March 14, 1984 – Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.
- April 6, 1984 – Members of Cameroon’s Republican Guard unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the government headed by Paul Biya.
- April 13, 1984 – India moves into Siachen Glacier thus annexing more territory from the Line of Control.
- May 8, 1984 – Thames Barrier officially opened.
- August 1, 1984 – Commercial peat-cutters discover the preserved bog body of a man, called Lindow Man, at Lindow Moss, Cheshire, North West England.
- August 4, 1984 – The Republic of Upper Volta changes its name to Burkina Faso.
- August 11, 1984 – “We begin bombing in five minutes” - United States President Ronald Reagan, while running for re-election, jokes while preparing to make his weekly Saturday address on National Public Radio.
Who Were Born On 1984?
- February 22, 1984 – Tommy Bowe, Irish rugby player
- February 25, 1984 – Dane Swan, Australian rules footballer
- May 29, 1984 – Carmelo Anthony, American basketball player
- June 4, 1984 – Ian White, Canadian hockey player
- June 27, 1984 – Rocío Guirao Díaz, Argentinian model
- July 26, 1984 – Kyriakos Ioannou, Cypriot high jumper
- October 27, 1984 – Brady Quinn, American football player
- November 5, 1984 – Nikolai Zherdev, Ukrainian-Russian hockey player
- November 20, 1984 – Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver
- November 28, 1984 – Joross Gamboa, Filipino actor