On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1986

Historical Events

  • Car bomb kills 20 in Tehran, Iran

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestChristina Perri

Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter (So You Think You Can Dance), born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Singer-Songwriter Christina Perri
Christina Perri
  • Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player

Famous Deaths

  • Hermione Baddeley, British actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79
  • Jaap [Jacobus Albertus Wilhelmus] Burger, Dutch politician and chairman (PvdA), dies at 81
  • Lorenzo Tucker, actor (Black King), dies
1986 Highlights

About August 19, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo