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.