Historical Events In 1986
Monday, 21 September 2020
Jan 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history 193.8 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
Jan 29 In the year 1986 leif Erickson actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
Jan 29 Leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history 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 in the year 1986.
Jan 31 Mary Lund of Minnesota, is first female recipient of an artificial heart in the year 1986.
Jan 31 Ohio records a 5.0 earthquake seventeen people treated for minor injuries and some damage (VI) sustained in the Painesville-Mentor area in the year 1986.
Feb 01 In the year 1986 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 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland in the year 1986.
Feb 02 In the year 1986 dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India
Feb 02 Oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica in the year 1986.
Feb 03 President Reagan announces formation of Committee on Challenger Accident on this day in history.
Feb 04 Israeli fighters intercept Libyan liner (passenger plane) in the year 1986.
Feb 05 Corazon Aquino &Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline" in the year 1986.
Feb 06 William Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies in the year 1986.
Feb 07 In the year 1986 armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81
Feb 07 In the year 1986 haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees, ending 28 years of rule by his family.
Feb 07 In the year 1986 philippine Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos
Feb 07 US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas on this day in history.
Feb 08 A head on collision between a freight train and a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta claims 23 lives on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano
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 On this day in history "John Lennon Live in NYC" album is released
Feb 10 On this day in history brian Aherne, actor (Juarez, My Sister Eileen, Rosie), dies at 83
Feb 10 Jean Claude Duvalier of Haiti flees the country to France on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history largest ever Mafia trial, in Palermo, Sicily
Feb 11 In the year 1986 australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
Feb 11 In the year 1986 frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65