Historical Events In 1986
Friday, 23 October 2020
Jan 01 Aruba becomes independent from neighbor island Curaçao (part of Kingdom of the Netherlands) on this day in history.
Jan 01 Barbra Streisand & Jon Peters relationship breaks up in the year 1986.
Jan 01 International Peace Year begins in the year 1986.
Jan 01 On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from 90¢ to $1.00
Jan 01 Spain & Portugal become 11th & 12th members of Common Market (European Economic Community) on this day in history.
Jan 02 191.66 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange in the year 1986.
Jan 02 New York Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal in the year 1986.
Jan 02 On this day in history una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82
Jan 03 Jens Bjerre, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1986 the Skytrain commences operation between Vancouver and New Westminster, BC.
Jan 04 Christopher Isherwood, British writer (Lions & Shadows), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1986 david Boon's second Test century, 131 vs India at Adelaide
Jan 06 In the year 1986 british Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns
Jan 06 Impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg in the year 1986.
Jan 06 Last day in Test cricket for Bob Holland in the year 1986.
Jan 06 Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1986 sTS 61-C scrubbed at T-31 seconds because of liquid oxygen valve problem
Jan 07 Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes on this day in history.
Jan 07 President Regan breaks off all economic links with Libya on this day in history.
Jan 07 STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1986 uS President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya
Jan 08 On this day in history president Reagan freezes Libyan assets in the US
Jan 09 After 10 years of sales (and a lawsuit from rival Polaroid), Kodak discontinues its line of instant cameras on this day in history.
Jan 10 Palau signs Compact of Free Association with US in the year 1986.
Jan 10 STS 61-C mission scrubbed T -9m because of bad weather at Kennedy on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1986 24th space shuttle (61-C) mission-Columbia 7-launched
Jan 12 On this day in history marcel Arland, French author (L'ordre, Lumière du Soir), dies at 86
Jan 13 Bloody coup overthrows government of South Yemen in the year 1986.
Jan 13 In the year 1986 nCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams
Jan 14 On this day in history constitution of Guatemala takes effect
Jan 14 Donna Reed, actress (Donna Reed Show, Dallas), dies of cancer at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 15 James H "Jim" Crowley, US football player (Notre Dame), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 15 Living Seas opens at World Showcase in EPCOT, Walt Disney World in the year 1986.
Jan 16 In the year 1986 libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi said Libya would train, arm and protect Arab guerrillas for Palestinian suicide and terrorist missions, his first explicit endorsement of terrorism.