Historical Events For 1986
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Jan 01 Aruba becomes independent from neighbor island Curaçao (part of Kingdom of the Netherlands) in the year 1986.
Jan 01 Barbra Streisand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1986 international Peace Year begins
Jan 01 New York City NY transit fare rises from 90¢ to $1.00 in the year 1986.
Jan 01 Spain & Portugal become 11th & 12th members of Common Market (European Economic Community) on this day in history.
Jan 02 191.66 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange on this day in history.
Jan 02 New York Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82
Jan 03 Jens Bjerre, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1986.
Jan 03 In the year 1986 the Skytrain commences operation between Vancouver and New Westminster, BC.
Jan 04 Christopher Isherwood, British writer (Lions & Shadows), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history david Boon's second Test century, 131 vs India at Adelaide
Jan 06 In the year 1986 british Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns
Jan 06 On this day in history impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg
Jan 06 Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90
Jan 06 In the year 1986 sTS 61-C scrubbed at T-31 seconds because of liquid oxygen valve problem
Jan 07 Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes in the year 1986.
Jan 07 President Regan breaks off all economic links with Libya in the year 1986.
Jan 07 STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems on this day in history.
Jan 07 US President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya on this day in history.
Jan 08 President Reagan freezes Libyan assets in the US in the year 1986.
Jan 09 After 10 years of sales (and a lawsuit from rival Polaroid), Kodak discontinues its line of instant cameras on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history palau signs Compact of Free Association with US
Jan 10 STS 61-C mission scrubbed T -9m because of bad weather at Kennedy on this day in history.
Jan 12 24th space shuttle (61-C) mission-Columbia 7-launched on this day in history.
Jan 12 Marcel Arland, French author (L'ordre, Lumière du Soir), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jan 13 Bloody coup overthrows government of South Yemen in the year 1986.
Jan 13 On this day in history nCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams
Jan 14 In the year 1986 constitution of Guatemala takes effect
Jan 14 In the year 1986 donna Reed, actress (Donna Reed Show, Dallas), dies of cancer at 64
Jan 15 In the year 1986 james H "Jim" Crowley, US football player (Notre Dame), dies at 83
Jan 15 Living Seas opens at World Showcase in EPCOT, Walt Disney World on this day in history.
Jan 16 Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi said Libya would train, arm and protect Arab guerrillas for Palestinian suicide and terrorist missions, his first explicit endorsement of terrorism in the year 1986.