On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1986

Historical Events


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To dispel rumors he's dead, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appears on TV

Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi
  • West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul di Resta, British racing driver, born in Uphall, United Kingdom
1986 Highlights

About April 16, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries