On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • IOC decides to stagger Winter & Summer Olympic schedule

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel, for his efforts to ensure the Holocaust was remembered

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  • Tim Kides of West NY, NJ performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15

Famous Birthdays

  • Skyler Shaye, American actress
  • Tom Craddock, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), dies at 70
  • Mary Lund, American women first to receive an artificial heart, dies at 40