What Happened on July 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

100th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (64 63 75)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship
  • Bob Horner becomes 11th player to hit 4 home runs in a game
  • Ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed coup in Philippines
  • Premier Nakasone's Liberal Democr Party wins Japan's election

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Williams, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908)