What Happened on August 29, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)
  • Moroccan King Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Collins, Canadian actress
  • Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies