On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1986

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Chandra Shekhar Aazad, Indian lawyer and activist (Bhim Army), born in Ghadkauli, Uttar Pradesh

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Howard [Joyner], American swing jazz singer and pianist (Sing it Again), dies at 80
1986 Highlights

About December 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius