On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Oh Coward!" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Nani, Portuguese football player

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71
  • Georges Besse, French president-director of Renault, murdered
1986 Highlights

About November 17, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio