On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1986

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
1986 Highlights

About March 14, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces