What Happened on September 17th, 1986

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed
  • Marina Stepanova of USSR sets 400m hurdle woman's record (52.94)
  • Mets clinch NL East Championship
  • US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimitrios Regas, Greek sprinter
  • Landry Mulemo, Belgian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Patricia Phoenix, English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62