On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1986

Historical Events

  • 7.5 Earthquake strikes San Salvador, El Salvador

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shimon Peres resigns as Prime Minister of Israel

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres

Famous Deaths

  • (Ivy) Priaulx Rainier, South African-British composer (PloĆ«rmel), dies at 83
  • Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist, dies at 86
1986 Highlights

About October 10, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra