On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 30th European Cup: Steaua Bucuresti beats Barcelona (0-0, 2-0 on penalties) at Seville
  • Iraq bombs a Tehran oil refiner
  • Phillies outfielder Garry Maddox, retires

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Furze, Australian actor
  • Matt Helders, English musician, drummer for Arctic Monkeys

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Defferre, French Socialist politician, dies at 75
  • Jeffrey Mylett, American actor and songwriter, dies at 36