On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1986

Historical Events

  • First NFL 'American Bowl' exhibition game at London's Wembley Stadium, Chicago Bears beat Dallas Cowboys 17-6

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Willie McCovey, Bobby Doerr and Ernie Lombardi are inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Casiraghi, Daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco, born in Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monaco

Famous Deaths

  • Paul de Groot, Dutch communist politician (CPN) and editor (The Truth), dies at 87
  • Rupert de Smidt, cricketer (Western Province 1911-13), dies at 102
  • Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41
1986 Highlights

About August 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo