On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1986

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 (Lovecraft Country), born in New York City
  • Sayaka Kanda, Japanese singer and actress, born in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
1986 Highlights

About October 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra