On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1986

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNHL Record

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Birthdays

  • Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland national team footballer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland
  • Cameron Barker, Canadian professional ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Mortelmans, Belgian painter, dies at 87
1986 Highlights

About April 4, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries