What Happened on October 7, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • First edition of new British newspaper "Independent" published

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar Nielsen, Faroese footballer
  • Lee Nguyen, American soccer player

Famous Deaths

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