WHAT ALL HAPPENED FEBRUARY TO NOVEMBER 1984
Find out what all happened February to November 1984

Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. (5. October 1984)

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by two Sikh security guards. Riots break out in New Delhi and other cities and nearly 10,000 Sikhs are killed. (31. October 1984)

Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk. (11. October 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. (3. February 1984)

An Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-154 crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178. (11. October 1984)

Under the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty. (27. November 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. (11. August 1984)

The Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, orders an attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion. (5. June 1984)

Joe Kittinger completes the first solo balloon crossing of the Atlantic. (18. September 1984)

Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport. (22. June 1984)

William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists and later died in captivity. (16. March 1984)

Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast. (14. March 1984)

A suicide bomber in a car attacks the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing twenty-two people. (20. September 1984)

STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage. (30. August 1984)

Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded. (22. March 1984)

A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-1985 UK miners' strike. (18. June 1984)

Thirty-six top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas" in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. (25. November 1984)

Konstantin Chernenko succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. (13. February 1984)

The United Kingdom agrees to the handover of Hong Kong (26. September 1984)

The Thames Barrier is officially opened. (8. May 1984)

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WHAT ALL HAPPENED FROM FEBRUARY TO NOVEMBER

WHAT ALL HAPPENED FEBRUARY TO NOVEMBER 1984
Find out what all happened February to November 1984

Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. (5. October 1984)

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is assassinated by two Sikh security guards. Riots break out in New Delhi and other cities and nearly 10,000 Sikhs are killed. (31. October 1984)

Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk. (11. October 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. (3. February 1984)

An Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-154 crashes into maintenance vehicles upon landing in Omsk, Russia, killing 178. (11. October 1984)

Under the Brussels Agreement signed between the governments of the United Kingdom and Spain, the former agreed to enter into discussions with Spain over Gibraltar, including sovereignty. (27. November 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. (11. August 1984)

The Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, orders an attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion. (5. June 1984)

Joe Kittinger completes the first solo balloon crossing of the Atlantic. (18. September 1984)

Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport. (22. June 1984)

William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists and later died in captivity. (16. March 1984)

Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast. (14. March 1984)

A suicide bomber in a car attacks the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing twenty-two people. (20. September 1984)

STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage. (30. August 1984)

Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded. (22. March 1984)

A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-1985 UK miners' strike. (18. June 1984)

Thirty-six top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas" in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. (25. November 1984)

Konstantin Chernenko succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. (13. February 1984)

The United Kingdom agrees to the handover of Hong Kong (26. September 1984)

The Thames Barrier is officially opened. (8. May 1984)

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