On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1986

Historical Events

  • Car bomb kills 20 in Tehran, Iran

Famous Birthdays

Christina Perri

Christina Perri, American singer-songwriter ("Jar Of Hearts"), born in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

  • Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player, born in Yashio, Japan

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 'the Black Valentino', American actor (Black King), dies at 79
1986 Highlights

About August 19, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo