Historical Events For 1986
Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Feb 11 In the year 1986 iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq
Feb 11 Rights activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer, dies at 86
Feb 15 Ferdinand Marcos wins rigged Philippines presidential election in the year 1986.
Feb 16 On this day in history french air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad
Feb 16 Hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater in the year 1986.
Feb 16 Howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76 in the year 1986.
Feb 16 Mário Soares (Socialist) elected Portugal's first civilian president in the year 1986.
Feb 17 Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Adolfo Celi, actor (Thunderball), dies at 63 in the year 1986.
Feb 19 Jordanian King Hussein severs ties with PLO on this day in history.
Feb 19 The U.S. Senate votes to outlaw genocide, an act that took 37 years to ratify on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history uSSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit
Feb 20 In the year 1986 francisco Paolo Mignone, composer, dies at 88
Feb 20 In the year 1986 mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany NY
Feb 20 The Channel Tunnel project was given the official go ahead on this day in history.
Feb 21 AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School in the year 1986.
Feb 21 In the year 1986 tennis star Jimmy Connors fined $20,000 & suspended for 10 weeks
Feb 23 Despite losing, Red Sox Wade Boggs gets largest arbitration ($1.35M) on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1986 mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register/Samaritan Golf Classic
Feb 23 Nelli Fiere-Cooman runs world record 60 meter indoor (7.00 seconds) on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1986 texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for $676 million
Feb 24 Voyager 2, first Uranus fly-by in the year 1986.
Feb 25 In the year 1986 iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao
Feb 25 In the year 1986 philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos flees after 20 years of rule, following that country's national election; Corazon Aquino was elected successor.
Feb 25 President Marcos of the Philipines escapes to the United States on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1986 thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel
Feb 26 In the year 1986 former Philippines President Ferdinand E Marcos fled in defeat
Feb 26 Goaltending great Jacques Plante 1929-1986 dies at his home near Geneva at age 57 in the year 1986.
Feb 28 European Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade in the year 1986.
Feb 28 Sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59 on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1986 swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is assassinated in Stockholm.
Feb 28 In the year 1986 swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is shot to death
Mar 02 In the year 1986 english Protesters try to stop Land Rover motor company being sold to US