On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ashrita Furman performs 8,341 somersaults over 12 miles
  • Bill Elliott sets all-time NASCAR qualifying record, winning pole for the Winston 500 at Talladega Superspeedway; 212.809 mph (342.483 km/h; 44.998 seconds)
  • Mariners strike out 16 times, set record of 36 in 2 consecutive games

Famous Birthdays

  • Dianna Agron, American Actress (Quinn Fabray-Glee), born in Savannah, Georgia
1986 Highlights

About April 30, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus