On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1986

Historical Events

  • Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)
  • Moroccan King Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Collins, Canadian actress, born in Thornhill, Canada
  • Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ellis Achong, Trinidad and Tobago cricketer 1st person of Chinese descent to play a test match (West Indies 1933-35), dies 82
1986 Highlights

About August 29, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo