Historical Events In 1986
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Jan 28 In the year 1986 angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC
Jan 28 On this day in history challenger Space Shuttle explodes 53 seconds after liftoff
Jan 28 Christa McAuliffe, astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster in the year 1986.
Jan 29 193.8 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange on this day in history.
Jan 29 Leif Erickson actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 29 Leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74 in the year 1986.
Jan 29 Scientists in Nova Scotia report the largest fossil find in North America 100,000 pieces of bone belonging to dinosaurs, reptiles and fish in the year 1986.
Jan 29 In the year 1986 yoweri Museveni sworn in as President of Uganda
Jan 30 In the year 1986 ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74
Jan 31 Mary Lund of Minnesota, is first female recipient of an artificial heart on this day in history.
Jan 31 Ohio records a 5.0 earthquake seventeen people treated for minor injuries and some damage (VI) sustained in the Painesville-Mentor area on this day in history.
Feb 01 Alva Myrdal, Swedish Nobel peace prize winner (1982), dies at 84 in the year 1986.
Feb 01 Dick James, music publisher for the Beatles from 1962-70, dies in London at age 58 on this day in history.
Feb 01 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland in the year 1986.
Feb 02 On this day in history dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India
Feb 02 Oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica on this day in history.
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 On this day in history corazon Aquino &Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline"
Feb 06 William Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies on this day in history.
Feb 07 Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81 in the year 1986.
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 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas
Feb 08 In the year 1986 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 On this day in history halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)
Feb 09 In the year 1986 haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed President of South Yemen
Feb 10 "John Lennon Live in NYC" album is released in the year 1986.
Feb 10 Brian Aherne, actor (Juarez, My Sister Eileen, Rosie), dies at 83 in the year 1986.
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 in the year 1986.