On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1986

Historical Events

  • 800,000 books destroyed by fire in Los Angeles Central Library

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • NFL Draft: Auburn running back Bo Jackson first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Famous Birthdays

  • Renee Alway, American Model and felon, born in Micigan

Famous Deaths

  • Seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, killed at 25
1986 Highlights

About April 29, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus