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Historical Events In 1986

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Aug 21   Lake Nios Volcanic eruption in Cameroon releases poison gas, killing 1,746 on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon killing 1,746 people on this day in history.  

Aug 22   NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80  

Aug 25   On this day in history allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51  

Aug 26   On this day in history jennifer Levin, strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park  

Aug 27   US Air Force reveals they accidentally dropped a hydrogen bomb on New Mexico in 1957, which did not detonate in the year 1986.  

Aug 28   US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying in the year 1986.  

Aug 29   Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In Romania a 6.9 earthquake killed 2 people, 558 injured, and about 55,000 homes damaged, leaving more than 12,500 people homeless in the Kishinev-Kagul area in the year 1986.  

Aug 30   Otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)  

Aug 30   In the year 1986 uS News and World Report correspondent Nicholas Daniloff is arrested by Soviet authorities for suspicion of spying.  

Aug 31   In the year 1986 a private plane collides with an Aeromexico jet over Cerritos, CA, killing 82 people.Aug 31,  

Aug 31   On this day in history aeromexico jet & small plane collide kill 82  

Aug 31   Henry Moore, English sculptor/cartoonist, dies at 88 in the year 1986.  

Aug 31   Soviet passenger ship Adm Nakhimov, collides with a merchant vessel on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album  

Sep 02   Cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi in the year 1986.  

Sep 04   In the year 1986 189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange  

Sep 05   Merv Griffin makes his final appearance as host of his own TV talk show on this day in history.  

Sep 05   NASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms in the year 1986.  

Sep 05   In the year 1986 nASA launches DOD-1  

Sep 06   Barbra Streisand's 1st live concert in 20 years in the year 1986.  

Sep 06   Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   USSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying on this day in history.  

Sep 07   In the year 1986 desmond Tutu becomes Archbishop of Capetown, the first black man to do so  

Sep 07   In the year 1986 desmond Tutu installed to lead south African Anglican Church  

Sep 07   In the year 1986 ruth Polsky, record promoter, dies after being run over by a cab at 30  

Sep 09   NYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying on this day in history.  

Sep 09   In the year 1986 the first colorized classic movie (computerized color added to an originally black and white movie) appears on Ted Turner's WTBS "Superstation" in Atlanta, GA.  

Sep 10   In the year 1986 bryan O'Connor named chairman of Space Flight Safety Panel  

Sep 11   Dow Jones Industrial Avg suffered biggest 1-day decline ever, plummeting 86.61 points to 1,792.89. 237.57 million shares traded on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1986

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 01   Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1958) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Renata Costa, Brazilian footballer was born in the year 1986.  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of jP Pietersen, South African rugby union footballer  

Jul 12   In the year 1986 birth of krystal Forscutt, Australian model/reality TV contestant  

Jul 28   Alexandra Chando, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1986 birth of ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)  

Sep 14   In the year 1986 birth of a.J. Trauth, American actor  

Sep 18   On this day in history birth of keeley Hazell, British model  

Famous Deaths In 1986

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1986 death of alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)  

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 04   In the year 1986 christopher Isherwood, British writer (Lions & Shadows), dies at 81  

Jan 06   Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90 in the year 1986.  

Jan 07   On this day in history juan Rulfo, writer, dies  

Jan 08   On this day in history yaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984), dies at 84  

Jan 10   Joseph Kraft, US columnist, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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