On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1986

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 (Dan Humphrey - Gossip Girl), born in Baltimore, Maryland

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
1986 Highlights

About November 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio