On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1986

Historical Events

  • Bárbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe
  • Pleasure Island plans unveiled

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Maas, American screenwriter (b. 1892)
  • Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed
  • Virginia Hewitt, American actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies of cancer at 60
1986 Highlights

About July 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer