What Happened on December 12, 1986

Historical Events

Cricket History

Australian cricketer David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide

  • James "Bone Crusher" Smith TKO's WBA champ Tim Witherspoon in Madison Square Garden
  • Russian Tupolev-134 crashes in East Berlin, 70 killed
  • South African journalist and activist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested at John Vorster Square
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • PĂ«rparim Hetemaj, Finnish footballer, born in Srbica, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Thomas Wansey, English actor (Ace Lightning), born in Oxford
Born in 1986

About December 12, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby & The Range
  • UK #1 Song: The Final Countdown - Europe