On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Szent-Györgyi, Hungarian biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937), dies at 93
  • Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • Ye Jianying, Chinese communist general and politician (Head of State of the People's Republic of China 1978-83), dies at 89
1986 Highlights

About October 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra