On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German tennis star Boris Becker wins his third tournament in 3 weeks in different continents; beats Sergio Casal of Spain 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the final of the Paris Open after victories in Japan and Australia

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • New York City Marathon: Grete Waitz of Norway wins her 8th NYC event in 2:28:06; Gianni Poli of Italy, men's champion in 2:11:06

Famous Birthdays

  • Erika Jo, American country music singer, born in Angleton, Texas
  • Lara Sacher, Australian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), dies at 66