On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1986

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Oprah Winfrey Show" is first broadcast nationally

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
  • Westinghouse sells background music company Muzak to the Fields Company of Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • João Moutinho, Portuguese footballer, born in Barreiro, Portugal
  • Matt Grothe, American football player, born in Lakeland, Florida
1986 Highlights

About September 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo