On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1986

Historical Events

  • Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees
  • World Health Organization announces first global effort to combat AIDS

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jared Followill, American alternative-rock backing vocalist and musician (Kings of Leon), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oliver "Oli" Sykes, English rock vocalist (Bring Me The Horizon), born in Ashford, United Kingdom

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)

Actor and Comedian Steve Martin
Actor and Comedian
Steve Martin

Famous Deaths

  • William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher, dies at 76
1986 Highlights

About November 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio