On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1986

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
  • Liam Treadwell, English National Hunt jockey (Grand National 2009; 300+ race wins), born in Arundel, England (d. 2020)
  • Lloyd Polite, American R&B singer

Famous Weddings

Nick Faldo

British golfer Nick Faldo (28) weds manager's secretary Gill Bennett

Famous Deaths

  • Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, dies at 82
1986 Highlights

About January 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn