On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1986

Historical Events

  • 150 killed during race riot in Karachi
  • Carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift

Historic Event

CIA director William J. Casey suffers a cerebral seizure

Famous Birthdays

  • Snejana Onopka, Ukrainian supermodel

Famous Deaths

  • Serge Lifar, Russian-French dancer, choreographer (Paris Opera Ballet), dies at 81
1986 Highlights

About December 15, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius