Historical Events For 1986
Thursday, 19 January 2017
Feb 11 Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq in the year 1986.
Feb 11 In the year 1986 rights activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
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 French air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater
Feb 16 In the year 1986 howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76
Feb 16 Mário Soares (Socialist) elected Portugal's first civilian president on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (Kingdom Happiness), dies at 90
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 On this day in history the U.S. Senate votes to outlaw genocide, an act that took 37 years to ratify.
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 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany NY in the year 1986.
Feb 20 On this day in history 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 Tennis star Jimmy Connors fined $20,000 & suspended for 10 weeks on this day in history.
Feb 23 Despite losing, Red Sox Wade Boggs gets largest arbitration ($1.35M) in the year 1986.
Feb 23 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register/Samaritan Golf Classic in the year 1986.
Feb 23 On this day in history nelli Fiere-Cooman runs world record 60 meter indoor (7.00 seconds)
Feb 24 On this day in history texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for $676 million
Feb 24 On this day in history voyager 2, first Uranus fly-by
Feb 25 Iran conquerors Iraq peninsula Fao in the year 1986.
Feb 25 Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos flees after 20 years of rule, following that country's national election; Corazon Aquino was elected successor in the year 1986.
Feb 25 President Marcos of the Philipines escapes to the United States in the year 1986.
Feb 25 Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel on this day in history.
Feb 26 Former Philippines President Ferdinand E Marcos fled in defeat on this day in history.
Feb 26 Goaltending great Jacques Plante 1929-1986 dies at his home near Geneva at age 57 in the year 1986.
Feb 28 On this day in history european Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade
Feb 28 Sven Olof Palme, Swedish PM (1969-76, 82-86), assassinated at 59 on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is assassinated in Stockholm.
Feb 28 On this day in history 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