On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Federated States of Micronesia signs Compact of Free Association with US
  • Joaquim Chissano elected president Mozambique

Music releaseAlbum Release

John Lennon "Menlove Avenue" album released posthumously

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran
  • Northern Mariana Islands becomes a Commonwealth associated with US

Famous Deaths

  • E. Cuyler Hammond, American epidemiologist (first to link smoking with lung cancer), dies at 74
  • Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis [Edward F. Davis], American jazz saxophonist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band), dies of cancer at 65