February 7: President Ronald R. Reagan orders the withdrawal of U.S. forces, Bierut, Lebanon
June 26: President Ronald R. Reagan presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom award to Helen Hardin Jackson in honor of the late Senator Jackson, Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C. [xiv]
July 3: Passage of the Washington Wilderness Act of 1984 designating an area of the Wenatchee and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests in Washington State as the Henry M. Jackson Wilderness [xv]
September 4: Dedication of the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, Seattle, Washington
October 6: The Jackson family attends the launching ceremony of the Trident submarine, USS Henry M. Jackson, Groton, Connecticut [xvi]
November: Helen Jackson unveils a bust of Jackson, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
December 8: General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and President Ronald R. Reagan sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Washington, D.C.
[xiv] Kaufman, Robert G. Henry M. Jackson: A Life in Politics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000, p. 435-437.
[xv] Library of Congress THOMAS. Available from: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d098:SN00837:@@@L&summ2=m&. Accessed June 11, 2007. Senate Bill S.837.
[xvi] Kaufman, Robert G. Henry M. Jackson: A Life in Politics. Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2000, p. 436