On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1986

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankees closer Dave Righetti saves both doubleheader games at Fenway Park for 5-3 and 3-1 wins v Boston; Righetti's MLB record 46th save

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • Queen Beatrice installs dam at Oosterschelde
  • Rachel Oliver (Mass), 20, crowned 19th Miss Black America

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Jean Jones, fictional character (General Hospital)
  • Yuridia, Mexican singer
1986 Highlights

About October 4, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra