On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Jerry's Girls" closes at St James Theater NYC after 139 performances

NBA Record

Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Vladimir Horowitz performs in Moscow, Russia, his first appearance in his Russian homeland since 1925

Famous Deaths

  • Sibte Hassan, Pakistani activist, journalist and writer, dies at 73
1986 Highlights

About April 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus