Historical Events In 1986
Friday, 30 September 2022
Jan 16 Police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1986 tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 to regain WBA heavyweight title
Jan 18 On this day in history 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth
Jan 18 In the year 1986 aIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For," hits #1
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 On this day in history new York Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46)
Jan 19 In the year 1986 israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands
Jan 19 Spain recognizes Israel on this day in history.
Jan 20 Chunnel announced (railroad tunnel under English Channel) in the year 1986.
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 First USA federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr in the year 1986.
Jan 20 Military coup in Lesotho under General-Major Lekhanya & premier Leabua Jonathan in the year 1986.
Jan 20 The British and French agree on a twin tunnel rail link for the Channel Tunnel on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history the first federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr
Jan 20 The U.S. observes the first federal holiday honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38ºF (3ºC), Indiana
Jan 21 Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1986 bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed
Jan 23 In the year 1986 columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB
Jan 23 Joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64 in the year 1986.
Jan 23 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) in the year 1986.
Jan 24 43rd Golden Globes Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1986 gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64
Jan 24 South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president on this day in history.
Jan 24 The NASA space probe Voyager Two passes within 50,679 miles of Uranus in the year 1986.
Jan 24 In the year 1986 voyager 2 makes first fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons
Jan 25 On this day in history ernst Schnabel, writer, dies at 72
Jan 25 On this day in history 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 L Ron Hubbard, novelist/founder (Church of Scientology), dies at 74 in the year 1986.
Jan 28 "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City NY for 24 performances on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1986 25th Space Shuttle (51L)-Challenger 10 explodes 73 seconds after liftoff