On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1986

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel, California. Makes his day.

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood

Famous Birthdays

  • Erika Sawajiri, Japanese actress, model and singer
  • Félix Hernández, Venezuelan MLB baseball player (Seattle Mariners), born in Valencia
  • Igor Akinfeev, Russian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer, dies at 18
1986 Highlights

About April 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries