On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US & Western Europe veto heavier sanctions against South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruben Zadkovich, Australian soccer player
  • Ryan Coogler, American director and screenwriter (Fruitvale Station, The Black Panther), born in Oakland, California

Famous Deaths

  • Sterling Hayden, actor (Blue & Gray), dies at 70