On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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