On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1986

Historical Events

  • 57th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at Astrodome, Houston

Sports History

All star MVP: Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox)

Famous Birthdays

  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen, American actor (Watchmen), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Benny Rubin, American actor and comedian (Benny Rubin Show), dies at 87
  • Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (Hambletonian x 4; Little Brown Jug x 5; Messenger Stakes x 7), dies from head injuries in fall at Yonkers Raceway at 62
  • Florence Halop, American actress (Night Court, 1985-86 -"Florence"; St Elsewhere, 1984-85), dies of lung cancer at 63
1986 Highlights

About July 15, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer