On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1986

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodger Orel Hershiser is 1st to win a $1M salary by arbitration

Baseball Pitcher Orel Hershiser
Baseball Pitcher
Orel Hershiser

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Mignone, Brazilian composer, dies at 88
  • Koss Rietkerk, Dutch foreign minister (VVD), dies at 58
1986 Highlights

About February 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces