What Happened on April 14, 1986

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Desmond Tutu elected Anglican Archbishop of Capetown, South Africa

  • Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200
  • US aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Watanabe, Japanese model, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Matt Derbyshire, English footballer, born in Great Harwood, United Kingdom
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Horst Bastian, German writer and screenwriter, dies at 46

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir (1908-1986)

French author and feminist (The Mandarins, The Second Sex, She Came to Stay), dies of pneumonia at 78

About April 14, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss - Prince And The Revolution
  • UK #1 Song: A Different Corner - George Michael