On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor" premieres in London
  • USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Eli Marienthal, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

Person of interestGeorgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Flowers), dies at 98

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • István Pelle, Hungarian gymnast (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 78
1986 Highlights

About March 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces