What Happened on October 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Famous Birthdays

  • Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, bio-chemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937), dies at 93
  • Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician