On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1986

Historical Events

  • Zola Budd and Annette Cowley are banned from the Commonwealth Games, a direct consequence of Britain's refusal to support economic sanctions against the apartheid government of South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph "Coke" Escovedo, Mexican-American percussionist (Santana; Malo; Azteca), dies from cirrhosis at 45
1986 Highlights

About July 13, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer