On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenNHL Record

Edmonton's Paul Coffey sets NHL record for defensemen with a point in his 28th consecutive game, as the Oilers beat the visiting LA Kings, 5-2

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey
  • General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala, Uganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris O'Grady, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Schnabel, German writer and pioneer of the radio documentary, dies at 72
  • Horace Smith, cricketer (1 Test NZ v Eng 1933, one wkt at 113), dies
  • Horace Smith, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (1 Test; lone wicket off first ball), dies at 73