Historical Events For 1986
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Feb 11 Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq in the year 1986.
Feb 11 Rights activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country on this day in history.
Feb 12 Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1986.
Feb 15 On this day in history ferdinand Marcos wins rigged Philippines presidential election
Feb 16 French air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad on this day in history.
Feb 16 Hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76
Feb 16 Mário Soares (Socialist) elected Portugal's first civilian president in the year 1986.
Feb 17 On this day in history jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90
Feb 19 On this day in history adolfo Celi, actor (Thunderball), dies at 63
Feb 19 In the year 1986 jordanian King Hussein severs ties with PLO
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 USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1986 francisco Paolo Mignone, composer, dies at 88
Feb 20 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany NY on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1986 the Channel Tunnel project was given the official go ahead
Feb 21 In the year 1986 aIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School
Feb 21 On this day in history 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 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register/Samaritan Golf Classic on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 25 Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos flees after 20 years of rule, following that country's national election; Corazon Aquino was elected successor.
Feb 25 On this day in history president Marcos of the Philipines escapes to the United States
Feb 25 On this day in history thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel
Feb 26 Former Philippines President Ferdinand E Marcos fled in defeat in the year 1986.
Feb 26 In the year 1986 goaltending great Jacques Plante 1929-1986 dies at his home near Geneva at age 57
Feb 28 European Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade in the year 1986.
Feb 28 In the year 1986 sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59
Feb 28 Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is assassinated in Stockholm on this day in history.
Feb 28 Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is shot to death in the year 1986.
Mar 02 In the year 1986 english Protesters try to stop Land Rover motor company being sold to US