What Happened On 20th December 1984 In History

December 20th (1984) was a Thursday. It's the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 11 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 20th December, 1984

  • » The Summit Tunnel fire is the largest underground fire in history, as a Freight rail transport called freight train carrying over 1 million liters of gasoline derails near the town of Todmorden or Todmorden, England in the Pennines.

Famous Birthdays on December 20 in 1984

  • » Nikolaos Karabelas, Greek footballer
  • » Bobby Morley, Australian actor and singer
  • » David Tavaré, Spanish singer and DJ

December 20th Holidays in History

  • » Abolition of Slavery Day, also known as 'Cafre known as Fête des Cafres' (Réunion, French Guiana)
  • » Bo Aung Kyaw Day (Burma named Myanmar)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints called Feast Day:
  • » Dominic of Silos
  • » O antiphon O Clavis David e.g O Clavis
  • » Ursicinus of Saint-Ursanne
  • » Katharina von Bora (Lutheran)
  • » December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Yaldā (Iran)
  • » UNRIC UN international days and observances named International Human Solidarity Day (International observance e.g International)

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