August 5, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 5km woman's record (14:37.33)
  • It's revealed Andrew Wyeth of Chadds Ford, Pa, had, secretly created 240 drawings & paintings of his neighbor Helga Testorf
  • Steve Carlton is 2nd to pitch 4,000 strikeout
  • US Senate votes for SDI-project ("Star Wars")