Historical Events In 1986
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Jul 19 Caroline Kennedy weds Edwin A Schlossberg in Centerville, Mass on this day in history.
Jul 20 Helen Craig actress (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jul 21 Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed in the year 1986.
Jul 21 Pleasure Island plans unveiled on this day in history.
Jul 21 Virginia Hewitt actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies at 60 in the year 1986.
Jul 22 House of Reps impeaches Judge Harry E Claiborne on tax evasion in the year 1986.
Jul 23 In the year 1986 britain's Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson
Jul 23 In the year 1986 jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73
Jul 24 Fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history sF Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage
Jul 25 Theodore H "Ted" Lyons, pitcher (Chic White Sox), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history averell Harriman, statesman, dies in Yorktown Heights, NY at 94
Jul 26 Lebanese kidnappers released Rev Lawrence Martin Jenco on this day in history.
Jul 27 Leroy Holmes, orch leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72 in the year 1986.
Jul 28 In the year 1986 charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
Jul 28 On this day in history nASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, "Uh-oh!" as spacecraft disintegrated
Jul 31 In the year 1986 theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73
Aug 01 On this day in history willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73
Aug 02 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts) on this day in history.
Aug 02 Roy Marcus Cohn, US lawyer (Joseph McCarthy), dies in the year 1986.
Aug 03 On this day in history paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87
Aug 06 On this day in history emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
Aug 06 Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for the IBM on this day in history.
Aug 06 William J Schroeder (world's longest-survivor with permanent artificial heart, dies after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump) in the year 1986.
Aug 09 Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies
Aug 15 In the year 1986 pres Reagan decides to support a replacement for the Challenger
Aug 16 On this day in history john Hurley, song writer (Son of a Preacher Man), dies at 45
Aug 16 Madonna's "True Blue," album goes #1 for 5 weeks and her single "Papa Don't Preach," goes #1 for 2 weeks on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history bronze pig statue unveiled at Seattle's Pike Place Market
Aug 19 In the year 1986 hermione Baddeley, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79
Aug 20 Donn Bennett, TV host (The Big Idea), dies at 76 in the year 1986.
Aug 20 On this day in history mail carrier Patrick Sherrill, Edmond Ok, shot 14 fellow workers dead
Aug 21 In the year 1986 a report on the Chernobyl disaster blames 'human error'