On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Chasing the West Indies 248/5, Sri Lanka is sensationally dismissed for just 55 in cricket's Champions Trophy in Sharjah; Windies pace bowler Courtney Walsh takes 5 for 1 in 4.3 overs
  • Sri Lanka all out 55 v WI in one-dayer Walsh 5-1 in 4 3 overs

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Howard, American singer and pianist (Sing it Again), dies at 80