What Happened on September 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

38th Emmy Awards: Golden Girls, Cagney & Lacey & Michael J. Fox win

  • Kerry GAA beat Tyrone GAA in Croke Park during the All-Ireland Football Final by 2-15 to 1-10 thus winning the championship and a three-in-a-row.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Miami Dan Marino passes for 6 touchdowns vs NY Jets (51-45)

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • New Orleans Saints Mel Gray returns kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown
  • NY Jets beat Miami Dolphins 51-45 in OT; record 884 passing yards

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • SD Padre Jimmy Jones pitchs 1-hitter in his major league debut

Famous Birthdays

  • Faris Rotter, English vocalist (The Horrors)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Wigny, Belgium minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61), dies at 81