On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ranji Trophy Men's Cricket, Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi: Delhi beats Haryana by innings & 141; Manoj Prabhakar 113, Kirti Azad 107, Mohinder Amarnath 194, Ajay Sharma 110
  • US submarine Nathaniel Green runs aground in Irish Sea
  • World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel

Famous Birthdays

  • Hillary Scott, American singer and songwriter (Lady A), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Ireen Wüst, Dutch speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m 2006, 14; 1500m 2010, 14; team 2014; World All-round C'ship gold x 7), born in Goirle, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Erik Bruhn, Danish dancer (National Ballet of Canada), dies at 57
1986 Highlights

About April 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries