Historical Events In 1986
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 16 In the year 1986 police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam
Jan 17 On this day in history tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 to regain WBA heavyweight title
Jan 18 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jan 18 AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For," hits #1 on this day in history.
Jan 18 Claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1986 fierce fighting in South Yemen's capital city of Aden interrupts evacuation of foreigners.
Jan 18 New York Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46) in the year 1986.
Jan 19 Israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history spain recognizes Israel
Jan 20 Chunnel announced (railroad tunnel under English Channel) on this day in history.
Jan 20 England and France announce plans to build a tunnel under the English Channel, affectionately called the "Chunnel." in the year 1986.
Jan 20 In the year 1986 first USA federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr
Jan 20 Military coup in Lesotho under General-Major Lekhanya & premier Leabua Jonathan on this day in history.
Jan 20 The British and French agree on a twin tunnel rail link for the Channel Tunnel on this day in history.
Jan 20 The first federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr in the year 1986.
Jan 20 On this day in history the U.S. observes the first federal holiday honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 21 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38ºF (3ºC), Indiana on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
Jan 21 Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed in the year 1986.
Jan 23 In the year 1986 columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB
Jan 23 On this day in history joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64
Jan 23 On this day in history the first induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis &Elvis Presley)
Jan 24 On this day in history 43rd Golden Globes Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win
Jan 24 Gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64 in the year 1986.
Jan 24 In the year 1986 south Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president
Jan 24 In the year 1986 the NASA space probe Voyager Two passes within 50,679 miles of Uranus.
Jan 24 Voyager 2 makes first fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons in the year 1986.
Jan 25 Ernst Schnabel, writer, dies at 72 in the year 1986.
Jan 25 In the year 1986 general Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda
Jan 26 Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda in the year 1986.
Jan 27 On this day in history 13th American Music Award Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis &Crystal Gayle
Jan 27 In the year 1986 l Ron Hubbard, novelist/founder (Church of Scientology), dies at 74
Jan 28 On this day in history "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City NY for 24 performances
Jan 28 25th Space Shuttle (51L)-Challenger 10 explodes 73 seconds after liftoff on this day in history.