What Happened on December 17, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski is arrested at a roadblock

Contract Killer Richard Kuklinski
Contract Killer
Richard Kuklinski
  • Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England
  • US Congress forms "Irangate" committee

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Harry Morgan (71) weds Barbara Bushman


Famous Deaths

  • Ron Kass, record co pres (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer