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Historical Events In 1986

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Aug 21   Lake Nios Volcanic eruption in Cameroon releases poison gas, killing 1,746 in the year 1986.  

Aug 21   Lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon killing 1,746 people in the year 1986.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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  

Aug 30   On this day in history otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history uS News and World Report correspondent Nicholas Daniloff is arrested by Soviet authorities for suspicion of spying.  

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

Aug 31   Aeromexico jet & small plane collide kill 82 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1986.  

Sep 01   Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi  

Sep 04   189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1986 merv Griffin makes his final appearance as host of his own TV talk show.  

Sep 05   In the year 1986 nASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms  

Sep 05   On this day in history nASA launches DOD-1  

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

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

Sep 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history desmond Tutu installed to lead south African Anglican Church  

Sep 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1986.  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1986 birth of jP Pietersen, South African rugby union footballer  

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

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

Sep 14   On this day in history birth of ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)  

Sep 14   On this day in history birth of a.J. Trauth, American actor  

Sep 18   Keeley Hazell, British model was born in the year 1986.  

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 in the year 1986.  

Jan 04   Christopher Isherwood, British writer (Lions & Shadows), dies at 81 in the year 1986.  

Jan 06   In the year 1986 louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90  

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 in the year 1986.  

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