August 6, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM
  • Record 3 grand slams hit in game Tx vs Balt (Harrah, Sheets & Dwyer)

Deaths in History

  • Emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
  • Manfred Hausmann, writer, dies at 87
  • William J Schroeder, (longest-survivor with permanent artificial) heart, dies at 54, after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump)