On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1986

Historical Events

  • 1984 Summer Olympics LAPD bomb squad chief Arleigh McCree, and his partner Officer Ronald Ball of the Firearms and explosives unit are killed while trying to dismantle two pipe bombs
  • 5' 7" Spud Webb of Atlanta Hawks wins NBA Slam Dunk Competition

Film release premierFilm Premier

The crime film "A Better Tomorrow", starring Yun Fat Chow, premieres in Hong Kong

1986 Highlights

About February 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius