On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 10K woman's record (30:13.74)

USAStatue of Liberty

Nancy Reagan cuts a red, white and blue ribbon to reopen Statue of Liberty after refurbishment
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The Statue of Liberty, New York
The Statue of Liberty, New York

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Hana Mandlíková 7-6, 6-3 for her 7th Wimbledon singles title

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova

1986 Highlights

About July 5, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer