Historical Events In 1986
Thursday, 17 June 2021
May 02 Transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver British Columbia in the year 1986.
May 03 On this day in history air Lanka crashes, killing 22
May 03 Horse racing legend Bill Shoemaker became the oldest jockey to win the the Kentucky Derby on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history nASA launches Goes-G, it failed to achieve orbit
May 03 In the year 1986 robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72
May 04 On this day in history president Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghánistán
May 05 Jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1986 berlin Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup
May 06 Berlin: Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history donald E Pelotte becomes first native American bishop
May 06 In the year 1986 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
May 07 Gaston Deferre, French politician, dies at 75 on this day in history.
May 07 In the Andreanof Islands, Alaska a 8.0 multiple event quake Damage (VI) on Adak and Atka.Tsunami generated with observed wave heights 91 to 122 cm at Kapaa, Kauai and 61 to 91 cm at Hanalei, Kauai and along the coast of Washington on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history phillies outfielder Garry Maddox, retires
May 09 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], Limbourg activist, dies at 60 on this day in history.
May 09 On this day in history tenzing Norgay, one of the first two people to climb to the summit of Mount Everest, dies
May 10 In the year 1986 "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco hit #1 on UK pop chart
May 10 On this day in history tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crüe marries Heather Locklear
May 12 On this day in history elisabeth Bergner, dies at 85
May 12 On this day in history fred Markham (US), unpaced & unaided by wind, is first to pedal 65 mph on a level course, Big Sand Flat CA
May 12 Kristeen Garcia is born on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1986 president Reagan appoints Dr James C Fletcher NASA Administrator
May 14 Institute for War documents publishes Anne Franks complete diary in the year 1986.
May 15 On this day in history argentine ex-President Galtieri sentenced to 12 years
May 15 Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71 in the year 1986.
May 16 "Top Gun" premieres on this day in history.
May 16 Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas in the year 1986.
May 16 Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 1986 south African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela
May 17 "Chicken Song" by Spitting Image hit #1 on the UK pop chart in the year 1986.
May 18 On this day in history chung Kwung Ying does 2,750 "atomic" hand-stand push-ups
May 18 John Bubbles Sublett, tap dancer (Black & Bubbles), dies at 84 on this day in history.
May 18 South African army occupies Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1986 anti-apartheid activist Hélène Pastoors sentenced to 10 years in South Africa