On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • European Space Agency's Giotto flies by Halley's Comet (605 km)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Taylor, British/English footballer
  • Elton Chigumbura, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Jamie Bell, British actor

Famous Deaths

  • Benno Ammann, Swiss composer, dies at 81
  • Edith Atwater, American actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), dies at 74
  • Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), dies at 69
  • Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73