On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1986

Historical Events

  • Stanley E. Hubbard's KOB sells the company's Albuquerque, New Mexico radio stations, KOB-AM and KOB-FM, the stations change their call signs to KKOB

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The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor

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Famous Deaths

  • John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top), dies at 64
  • Marga KlompĂ©, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74
1986 Highlights

About October 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio