Today in History for 5th August 1984

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
- Joan Benoit (US) wins 1st Olympic marathon for women (2:24:52)
- Lou Pinella Day at Yankee Stadium
- Toronto's Cliff Johnson hits record 19th career pinch HR

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- R Hagelstange, writer, dies
- Richard Burton, actor (Cleopatra), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 58

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