On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Big Deal" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 70 performances
  • 40th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Hous Rockets, 4 games to 2

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Ivan Lendl wins 3rd career Grand Slam title; beats Mikael Pernfors of Sweden 6-3, 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • Iraqi jets attack Assadabad satellite station in Afghanistan
  • Longest 9 inning AL game (4h16m), Baltimore Orioles beat Yankees 18-9

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Kaleta, American hockey player
1986 Highlights

About June 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini