On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1986

Historical Events

  • Guy Hunt elected 1st Republican governor of Alabama in 112 years

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

In Britain, Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, meets Oliver Tambo, president of the African National Congress to discuss means of ending Apartheid without violence

Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary Oliver Tambo
Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary
Oliver Tambo
  • US Senate approves "tax reform"

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaitlin Cullum, actress (Libby Kelly-Grace Under Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Phil Hughes, American baseball player
  • Solange Knowles, American Grammy award winning R&B singer-songwriter ("Cranes In The Sky"'; "I Decided"), and dancer, born in Houston, Texas
  • Stuart Broad, English cricketer
1986 Highlights

About June 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer