On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1986

Historical Events

  • Haemers gang robs gold transport in Belgium of 35 million BF

Famous Birthdays

  • Olesya Rulin, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
  • John Bagot Glubb, British commandant and writer (A soldier with the Arabs), dies at 88
1986 Highlights

About March 17, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces