On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Canadian children's author Robert Munsch publishes "Love You Forever"

Children's Author Robert Munsch
Children's Author
Robert Munsch
  • New Zealand's Labour Government introduces a Goods and Services Tax (GST), adding 10% to the cost of most goods and services
  • President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta

Famous Birthdays

  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell, American actress, born in New York City
  • Sayaka, Japanese singer