On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1986

Historical Events

  • After winning only token damages in antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, USFL owners vote to suspend operations for 1986 season; folded before 4th season
  • Reports of probable OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) agreement on output quotas sends oil prices higher
1986 Highlights

About August 4, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo