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

  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano
1986 Highlights

About February 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius