What Happened on December 24th, 1986

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • French hostage Aurel Cornea, held in Lebanon for 9 months, released
  • Iran offensive against Iraqi islands of Shatt al-Arab

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Southall, British composer
  • Riyo Mori, Miss Universe 2007 from Japan

Famous Weddings

  • President of Indonesia Joko Widodo (25) weds Iriana (23) in Solo, Central Java

Famous Deaths

  • Gardner Fox, American author (Zatanna), dies at 75