What Happened on October 3, 1986

Historical Events

  • Baltimore loses 6-3 to Detroit Tigers, assuring Orioles of club's first ever last-place finish in AL East standings
  • Soviet Yankee-class sub sinks off NC, 3 die
  • TASCC, a superconducting cyclotron at the Chalk River Laboratories, was officially opened.

Famous Deaths

  • Vince DiMaggio, American baseball center fielder (MLB All Star 1943-44; Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 74
1986 Highlights

About October 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stuck With You - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Leave Me This Way - The Communards with Sarah-Jane Morris