The following major events took place in 1984:
- The clock struck 13.
- On December the 3rd, British Telecom is privatised.
- WPC Yvonne Fletcher is shot dead outside the Libyan Embassay.
The following military events took place in 1984:
- On March 5, Iran accuses Iraq of using chemical weapons which the United Nations then condemns the use of... 25 days later on March 30.
- Chatham Dockyard in Medway, is closed after being used a shipbuilding yard for over 400 years since the reign of King Henry VIII.
Not So Major Events
The following not-so-major events took place in 1984:
- Comedian Tommy Cooper drops dead at the Royal Variety Show.
- Def Leppard drummer, Rick Allen loses his arm in a car accident.
- Labour party accuse Thatcher government of introducing a 'police state'.
Not Even That Interesting or Indeed Relevant Events
- Mrs. Edith Gronks' cat dies aged 7. Milk cancelled.