On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1986

Historical Events

  • Bolivia president Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege
  • Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner
  • US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Welch, English singer (Florence and the Machine), born in London, England
  • Gilad Shalit, Israeli soldier held captive in Palestine, born in Nahariya, Israel
1986 Highlights

About August 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo