On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1986

Historical Events

  • Dow-Jones index hits record 1,955.57

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudiu Keșerü, Romanian soccer forward (37 caps; FC Nantes, Steaua București), born in Oradea, Romania
  • Tal Wilkenfeld, Australian musician (Jeff Beck, Prince), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

Person of interestDesi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz, Cuban-American actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies of lung cancer at 69

Actor Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz
  • John Curtis Gowan, American psychologist (b. 1912)
1986 Highlights

About December 2, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius