On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Song & Dance" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron H. Swartz, computer programmer and internet activist (Demand Progress), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Beatrice Kay, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78

Person of interestVyacheslav Molotov

Vyacheslav Molotov [Skryabin], Russian politician (Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1939-49, 1953-6), dies at 96

Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov
Soviet Foreign Minister
Vyacheslav Molotov

1986 Highlights

About November 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio