On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1986

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Bill Russell, 38, announces his retirement
  • Great Britain drops diplomatic relations with Syria

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestDrake

Drake [Aubrey Drake Graham], Canadian actor and rapper (Hotline Bling), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Drake
  • John Ruddy, English footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers), born in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England
1986 Highlights

About October 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio