On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Farthest thrown object-an "Aerobie" flying ring, 383 m (1,257')
  • NASA establishes Safety, Reliability Maintain & Quality Assurance
  • Zimbabwe beats Netherlands by 25 runs to win ICC Trophy

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Chappell, American golfer (US Open 2011 3rd), born in Fresno, California
  • Renata Costa, Brazilian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Skeeter Webb, American baseball player (b. 1909)