On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

20 year old Mike Tyson becomes youngest heavyweight champion in history when he stops Trevor Berbick in the 2nd round to earn the WBC title at the Las Vegas Hilton

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1947), dies at 65
  • Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician, dies at 73
  • Robert Sutton Whitney, composer, dies at 82
  • Robert Whitney, American conductor (Sospiro do Roma), dies at 82