On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1986

Historical Events

  • Mike Scott ties playoff record of 14 strikeouts, beats Mets 1-0
  • RUN DMC calls for a day of peace among LA street gangs

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Burkemo, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1953), dies at 67
1986 Highlights

About October 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra