On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; winners: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile
  • Fire in Sandoz factory in Basel, 30 tons of chemicals in the Rhine

Famous Birthdays

  • Penn Badgley, American actor

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

MLB player Kirby Puckett (24) weds Tonya Hudson (20)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett

Famous Deaths

  • Sippie Wallace [Beulah Belle Thomas], American blues singer, (Women Be Wise) dies at 88