What Happened on October 7, 1986

Historical Events

  • First edition of new British newspaper "Independent" published

Sports History

Steve Yzerman is named captain of the Detroit Red Wings, a title he would hold for over 1,300 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar Nielsen, Faroese footballer, born in T├│rshavn, Faroe Islands
  • Lee Nguyen, American soccer player, born in Richardson, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Cheryl Crawford, American actress and producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon), dies at 84
1986 Highlights

About October 7, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

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