On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1986

Historical Events

  • Stephen Schwartz and Charles Strouse's musical "Rags" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater, NYC, after 4 performances; nominated for 6 Tony Awrads

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Morris, Australian rugby league player for St. George Illawarra Dragons, born in Kiama, Australia
  • Josh Morris, Australian rugby league player for St. George Illawarra Dragons, born in Kiama, Australia
  • Neil Cicierega, American cartoonist and musician, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80
1986 Highlights

About August 23, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo