On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Delhi beat Haryana by innings & 141 to win Ranji Trophy
  • 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 Antebellum), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Ireen Wüst, Dutch speed skater

Famous Deaths

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