On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1986

Historical Events

  • 1 day general strike in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi Cricketer
  • Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
  • Robert Rothbart, Bosnian-Israeli Basketball Player
  • Rodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
  • Urby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice DuruflĂ©, French organist (St. Etienne-du-Mond, 1929-75), composer (Requiem, Op. 9), and teacher (Paris Conservatory, 1943-70), dies at 84
1986 Highlights

About June 16, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini