On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1986

Historical Events

  • Henri Debehogne discovers asteroid #8265 La Silla

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Music releaseAlbum Release

Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • GaĆ«l Monfils, French tennis player (world #6 2016; 10 x ATP career titles), born in Paris, France

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Hamilton, American character actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Anatomy of a Murder), dies of lung cancer at 63
1986 Highlights

About September 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo