On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38°F (3°C), Indiana
  • Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
  • Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Czech tennis star Ivan Lendl defeats Boris Becker of Germany 6-2, 7-6, 6-3 to claim the season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix title for a third time at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker

Famous Birthdays

  • Coffin Joe, English drummer (The Horrors)