On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1986

Historical Events

  • Pirate Radio Euro Weekend (Holland) begins transmitting
  • Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Chi Chi Rodriguez wins his first career major title by 2 strokes from Bruce Crampton of Australia
  • Spain's premier Gonzalez' Socialist Party wins elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob the Drag Queen [Christopher Caldwell], American drag queen, comedian and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race season 8 winner), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Ramin Ott, American Samoan football player, born in Pago Pago, America Samoa

Famous Deaths

  • Matti Rautio, Finnish classical composer (The Blue Heron), dies at 64 
1986 Highlights

About June 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer