On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1986

Historical Events

  • 1st African American Lieutenant Governor since reconstruction sworn in - Douglas Wilder of Virginia

Famous Birthdays

  • Rachel Riley, English television presenter and mathematician (Countdown, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown), born in Rochford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Sid Chaplin, UK novelist (b. 1916)
1986 Highlights

About January 11, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn