On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1986

Historical Events

  • Border completes twin Test tons (140 & 114*) v NZ

Famous Birthdays

  • Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer
  • Margo Harshman, American actress
  • Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Ding Ling, Chinese writer (The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River), dies at 81

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), dies of a heart attack at 72

  • Henri Knap, Dutch journalist/writer, dies at 75
  • Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Richard Manuel, Canadian rock vocalist and pianist (The Band - "The Shape I'm In"; "Tears Of Rage"), commits suicide at 42
1986 Highlights

About March 4, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces