What Happened on October 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

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 Player (b. 1912)