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Historical Events In 1986

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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 in the year 1986.  

Aug 23   In the year 1986 charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80  

Aug 25   Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Jennifer Levin, strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park in the year 1986.  

Aug 27   On this day in history uS Air Force reveals they accidentally dropped a hydrogen bomb on New Mexico in 1957, which did not detonate  

Aug 28   In the year 1986 uS Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying  

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   In the year 1986 otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79  

Aug 30   In the year 1986 soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1986 henry Moore, English sculptor/cartoonist, dies at 88  

Aug 31   Soviet passenger ship Adm Nakhimov, collides with a merchant vessel in the year 1986.  

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

Sep 01   Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album in the year 1986.  

Sep 02   Cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history 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   NASA launches DOD-1 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Barbra Streisand's 1st live concert in 20 years on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1986 blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90  

Sep 06   In the year 1986 uSSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying  

Sep 07   On this day in history desmond Tutu becomes Archbishop of Capetown, the first black man to do so  

Sep 07   Desmond Tutu installed to lead south African Anglican Church on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   On this day in history nYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying  

Sep 09   On this day in history 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   Bryan O'Connor named chairman of Space Flight Safety Panel in the year 1986.  

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

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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   On this day in history birth of renata Costa, Brazilian footballer  

Jul 12   JP Pietersen, South African rugby union footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   Keeley Hazell, British model was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1986 una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82  

Jan 03   Jens Bjerre, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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   Juan Rulfo, writer, dies in the year 1986.  

Jan 08   Yaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Joseph Kraft, US columnist, dies at 61 in the year 1986.  

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