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.
  • 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
  • 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