What Happened on August 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Orioles (Dwyer & Sheets) & Rangers (Harrah) hit record 3 grand slams
  • Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM
  • Record 3 grand slams hit in game Tx vs Balt (Harrah, Sheets & Dwyer)

Famous Deaths

  • Emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
  • Manfred Hausmann, writer, dies at 87
  • William J Schroeder, (longest-survivor with permanent artificial) heart, dies at 54, after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump)