On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1986

Historical Events

  • 19th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego

Famous Birthdays

  • Evgeni Malkin, Russian NHL center (World C'ship gold 2012, 14; Pittsburg Penguins), born in Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast

Famous Deaths

  • Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (b. 1900)
  • Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, American jazz pianist and arranger (Billie Holiday; Benny Goodman), dies of stomach cancer at 73
1986 Highlights

About July 31, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo