On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 90th Boston Marathon: Rob de Castella first Australian winner in 2:07:51; Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway claims women's title in 2:24:55
  • Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Ariz)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's vault on TV & finds nothing

Gangster Al Capone
Al Capone

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Edler, Swedish hockey player
  • Audra Cohen, American tennis player, born in California

Famous Deaths

  • Salah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist (b.1930)