September 7, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Desmond Tutu becomes Anglican archbishop of Capetown

Anglican Archbishop and Activist Desmond Tutu
Anglican Archbishop and Activist
Desmond Tutu

MurderAssassination Attempt

Failed assassination attempt on Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, kills 5 people

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet

Deaths in History

  • Ruth Polsky, record promoter, dies after being run over by a cab at 30