On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1986

Historical Events

NHL Record

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season

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? 35 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries