On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Edrich, cricketer (39 Tests for England), dies

Wallis Simpson

Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], American divorcee whom British King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry, dies at 89

1986 Highlights

About April 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus