What Happened on December 12, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide
  • James "Bone Crusher" Smith TKO's WBA champ Tim Witherspoon in Madison Square Garden
  • Russian Tupolev-134 crashes in East Berlin, 70 killed
  • South African journalist and activist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested at John Vorster Square

Famous Birthdays

  • Perparim Hetemaj, Finnish footballer
  • Thomas Wansey, English actor