On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1986

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Ronald Reagan decides to support a replacement for Challenger

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Deaths

  • Richard E. Holz, American composer for brass band (Salvation Army), dies at 74
1986 Highlights

About August 15, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo