What Happened on July 4, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • England cricket captain Mike Gatting smashes 183 not out in the drawn 3rd Test vs India at Birmingham

Famous Birthdays

  • Takahisa Masuda, Japanese singer
  • Terrance Knighton, American NFL Player, born in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Flor Peeters, Flemish organist and composer (Lied Symphony), dies at 83
  • Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician (algebraic geometry), dies at 87