On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1986

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Famous Birthdays

  • Candace Parker, American basketball player (Los Angeles Sparks), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Alvin Childress, actor (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 78
  • Dag Wirén, Swedish composer, dies at 80
1986 Highlights

About April 19, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries