Historical Events In 1986
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jul 19 Caroline Kennedy weds Edwin A Schlossberg in Centerville, Mass on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history helen Craig actress (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 74
Jul 21 On this day in history paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed
Jul 21 On this day in history pleasure Island plans unveiled
Jul 21 Virginia Hewitt actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies at 60 in the year 1986.
Jul 22 House of Reps impeaches Judge Harry E Claiborne on tax evasion in the year 1986.
Jul 23 In the year 1986 britain's Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson
Jul 23 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1986.
Jul 24 On this day in history fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87
Jul 24 SF Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage in the year 1986.
Jul 25 On this day in history theodore H "Ted" Lyons, pitcher (Chic White Sox), dies at 85
Jul 26 Averell Harriman, statesman, dies in Yorktown Heights, NY at 94 on this day in history.
Jul 26 Lebanese kidnappers released Rev Lawrence Martin Jenco on this day in history.
Jul 27 Leroy Holmes, orch leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jul 28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Jul 28 NASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, "Uh-oh!" as spacecraft disintegrated on this day in history.
Jul 31 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Aug 01 Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73 in the year 1986.
Aug 02 On this day in history jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts)
Aug 02 Roy Marcus Cohn, US lawyer (Joseph McCarthy), dies in the year 1986.
Aug 03 On this day in history paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87
Aug 06 In the year 1986 emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
Aug 06 Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for the IBM on this day in history.
Aug 06 William J Schroeder (world's longest-survivor with permanent artificial heart, dies after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump) in the year 1986.
Aug 09 Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist, dies at 77 in the year 1986.
Aug 13 On this day in history helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies
Aug 15 On this day in history pres Reagan decides to support a replacement for the Challenger
Aug 16 John Hurley, song writer (Son of a Preacher Man), dies at 45 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1986 madonna's "True Blue," album goes #1 for 5 weeks and her single "Papa Don't Preach," goes #1 for 2 weeks
Aug 17 On this day in history bronze pig statue unveiled at Seattle's Pike Place Market
Aug 19 On this day in history hermione Baddeley, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79
Aug 20 In the year 1986 donn Bennett, TV host (The Big Idea), dies at 76
Aug 20 Mail carrier Patrick Sherrill, Edmond Ok, shot 14 fellow workers dead on this day in history.
Aug 21 A report on the Chernobyl disaster blames 'human error' on this day in history.