December 17, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski is arrested at a roadblock

Contract Killer Richard Kuklinski
Contract Killer
Richard Kuklinski
  • Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant (Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England)
  • US Congress forms "Irangate" committee

Deaths in History

  • Ron Kass, record co pres (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer