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 bassist (Kings of Leon -"Use Somebody"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oliver "Oli" Sykes, British rock vocalist (Bring Me The Horizon - "Drown"; "Medicine"), born in Ashford, England

Famous Weddings

Steve Martin

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

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? 35 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio