On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1986

Historical Events

  • 193.8 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Yoweri Museveni sworn in as President of Uganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Bourque, American ice hockey player, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Drew Tyler Bell, American actor, born in Indiana
  • Mark Howard, English football player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin football player, born in Podgorica, Montenegro

Famous Deaths

  • Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), dies at 74
1986 Highlights

About January 29, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius