On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1986

Historical Events

  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk de Vroome, Dutch campaigner & Limbourg activist, dies at 60
  • Herschel Bernardi, American actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front), dies of a heart attack at 62

Tenzing Norgay

Tenzing Norgay, Tibetan climber who was the 1st to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 71

1986 Highlights

About May 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus