On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 191.66 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Veeck, American MLB owner, promoter (Brewers, White Sox, Indians, St. Louis Browns), dies of lung cancer at 71
  • Una Merkel, American actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82