On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1986

Historical Events

  • 52nd Heisman Trophy Award: Vinny Testaverde, Miami Fla (QB)
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Niskanen, American NHL player (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Virginia, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Malik Oussekine, Algerian/French student, killed by police at 22
1986 Highlights

About December 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius