On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Dynamo Kyiv's Ukrainian forward Igor Belanov is named best football player in Europe ahead of Barcelona striker Gary Lineker and Real Madrid forward Emilio ButragueƱo

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellie Goulding, English singer and songwriter ("Lights", "Anything Could Happen"), born in Hereford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Era Bell Thompson, American journalist (b. 1905)
  • Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, dies at 66
1986 Highlights

About December 30, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn