What Happened on September 12, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 240.49 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Limited U.S. premiere of film adaptation of Marsha Norman's play "'Night, Mother"
  • Twins fire manager Ray Miller & replace him with coach Tom Kelly
  • US professor Joseph Cicippio is kidnapped & held hostage in Beirut

Famous Birthdays

  • Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer
  • Yang Mi, Chinese actress

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • Jacques-Henri Lartigue, French photographer, dies at 92