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Historical Events In 1986

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Jan 28   In the year 1986 angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC  

Jan 28   Challenger Space Shuttle explodes 53 seconds after liftoff in the year 1986.  

Jan 28   In the year 1986 christa McAuliffe, astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster  

Jan 29   On this day in history 193.8 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange  

Jan 29   Leif Erickson actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74  

Jan 29   In the year 1986 scientists in Nova Scotia report the largest fossil find in North America 100,000 pieces of bone belonging to dinosaurs, reptiles and fish.  

Jan 29   Yoweri Museveni sworn in as President of Uganda in the year 1986.  

Jan 30   Ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history mary Lund of Minnesota, is first female recipient of an artificial heart  

Jan 31   On this day in history ohio records a 5.0 earthquake seventeen people treated for minor injuries and some damage (VI) sustained in the Painesville-Mentor area.  

Feb 01   On this day in history alva Myrdal, Swedish Nobel peace prize winner (1982), dies at 84  

Feb 01   Dick James, music publisher for the Beatles from 1962-70, dies in London at age 58 in the year 1986.  

Feb 01   In the year 1986 singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland  

Feb 02   On this day in history dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India  

Feb 02   On this day in history oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica  

Feb 03   In the year 1986 president Reagan announces formation of Committee on Challenger Accident  

Feb 04   On this day in history israeli fighters intercept Libyan liner (passenger plane)  

Feb 05   In the year 1986 corazon Aquino &Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline"  

Feb 06   In the year 1986 william Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies  

Feb 07   In the year 1986 armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81  

Feb 07   Haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees, ending 28 years of rule by his family on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Philippine Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos in the year 1986.  

Feb 07   US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas in the year 1986.  

Feb 08   On this day in history a head on collision between a freight train and a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta claims 23 lives.  

Feb 08   US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano in the year 1986.  

Feb 09   In the year 1986 halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)  

Feb 09   Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed President of South Yemen in the year 1986.  

Feb 10   "John Lennon Live in NYC" album is released in the year 1986.  

Feb 10   In the year 1986 brian Aherne, actor (Juarez, My Sister Eileen, Rosie), dies at 83  

Feb 10   On this day in history jean Claude Duvalier of Haiti flees the country to France  

Feb 10   Largest ever Mafia trial, in Palermo, Sicily in the year 1986.  

Feb 11   Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65 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   In the year 1986 birth of renata Costa, Brazilian footballer  

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

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   Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)  

Jan 02   Una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Juan Rulfo, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history yaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984), dies at 84  

Jan 10   On this day in history joseph Kraft, US columnist, dies at 61  

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