Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1984
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Other Peoples and Places
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Events of 1984
January 1: The British protectorate over Brunei was terminated.
February 26: Saudi Arabia changed the design of the sword on its flag.
March 7: The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which had declared independence from the Greek Cypriot south the previous November, adopted a flag which was heavily inspired by that of Turkey. A giant image of the flag has been painted into the side of the Kyrenia Mountains, overlooking the divided capital of Nicosia.
August 4: Upper Volta changed its name to Burkina Faso and adopted a new flag.
October 4: Egypt replaced the Hawk of Quraish on its flag with the Eagle of Saladin.
November 23: French Polynesia officially adopted a flag with a canoe emblem in the centre.
Sometime in 1984: The People's Union for the Liberation of Guadeloupe adopted a flag for Guadeloupe.
Sometime in 1984: A Danish heraldist proposed that Greenland adopt a green and white Nordic Cross flag. The following year this design would be put to a vote in parliament and lose to the current flag of Greenland.
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