On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1986

Historical Events

  • Baltimore's Jim Dwyer & Larry Sheets, and Rangers Toby Harrah hit MLB record 3 grand slams in Texas' 13-11 win
  • Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM

Famous Deaths

  • Emilio Fernandez, Mexican director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
  • Manfred Hausmann, writer, dies at 87
  • William J Schroeder, (longest-survivor with permanent artificial) heart, dies at 54, after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump)
1986 Highlights

About August 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo