On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1986

Historical Events

Baseball Record

A's Mark McGwire hits his 1st major league home run

  • Warner Bros. releases Paul Simon's seventh solo album "Graceland", a blend of pop, African, zydeco, and rock music; wins Grammy for album of the year, 1987 and sells over 16 million copies

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51
1986 Highlights

About August 25, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo