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Historical Events In 1986

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Aug 21   On this day in history lake Nios Volcanic eruption in Cameroon releases poison gas, killing 1,746  

Aug 21   On this day in history lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon killing 1,746 people  

Aug 22   NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics in the year 1986.  

Aug 23   Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80 in the year 1986.  

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

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

Aug 29   On this day in history ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1986.  

Aug 30   Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report) on this day in history.  

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   Aeromexico jet & small plane collide kill 82 in the year 1986.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63 in the year 1986.  

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   189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange in the year 1986.  

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

Sep 05   NASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms on this day in history.  

Sep 05   NASA launches DOD-1 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history barbra Streisand's 1st live concert in 20 years  

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   Desmond Tutu becomes Archbishop of Capetown, the first black man to do so on this day in history.  

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

Sep 07   On this day in history ruth Polsky, record promoter, dies after being run over by a cab at 30  

Sep 09   In the year 1986 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1986 birth of jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1958)  

Jul 08   Renata Costa, Brazilian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   JP Pietersen, South African rugby union footballer was born in the year 1986.  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of krystal Forscutt, Australian model/reality TV contestant  

Jul 28   On this day in history birth of alexandra Chando, American actress  

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

Sep 14   A.J. Trauth, American actor was born on this day in history.  

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   Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902) died in the year 1986.  

Jan 02   On this day in history una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82  

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

Jan 04   Christopher Isherwood, British writer (Lions & Shadows), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Juan Rulfo, writer, dies in the year 1986.  

Jan 08   Yaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984), dies at 84 in the year 1986.  

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

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