On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1986

Historical Events

  • Battles in Beirut; 53 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrián Vallés, Spanish racing driver
  • Al Horford, American basketball player
  • Alexandros Karageorgiou, Greek archer
  • Brenden Richard Jefferson, African-American actor

Person of interestRafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player (20 Grand Slam singles titles - 13 x French Open), born in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • Tomas Verner, Czech Republic ice skater

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Neagle, English actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell), dies at 81
  • Arthur Charles Ernest Hoérée, Belgian-French composer, dies at 89
  • Patricia Wheel, actress (Christine-Woman to Remember), dies at 42
1986 Highlights

About June 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini