Historical Events In 1986
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
Aug 21 Lake Nios Volcanic eruption in Cameroon releases poison gas, killing 1,746 on this day in history.
Aug 21 Lake Nyos disaster in Cameroon killing 1,746 people on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1986 nASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics
Aug 23 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80 in the year 1986.
Aug 25 Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51 in the year 1986.
Aug 26 On this day in history jennifer Levin, strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park
Aug 27 US Air Force reveals they accidentally dropped a hydrogen bomb on New Mexico in 1957, which did not detonate on this day in history.
Aug 28 US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1986 ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies
Aug 30 In Romania a 6.9 earthquake killed 2 people, 558 injured, and about 55,000 homes damaged, leaving more than 12,500 people homeless in the Kishinev-Kagul area in the year 1986.
Aug 30 On this day in history otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79
Aug 30 Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report) on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history uS News and World Report correspondent Nicholas Daniloff is arrested by Soviet authorities for suspicion of spying.
Aug 31 On this day in history a private plane collides with an Aeromexico jet over Cerritos, CA, killing 82 people.Aug 31,
Aug 31 In the year 1986 aeromexico jet & small plane collide kill 82
Aug 31 On this day in history henry Moore, English sculptor/cartoonist, dies at 88
Aug 31 In the year 1986 soviet passenger ship Adm Nakhimov, collides with a merchant vessel
Sep 01 Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63 on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1986 paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album
Sep 02 Cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi on this day in history.
Sep 04 189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange in the year 1986.
Sep 05 In the year 1986 merv Griffin makes his final appearance as host of his own TV talk show.
Sep 05 In the year 1986 nASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms
Sep 05 NASA launches DOD-1 in the year 1986.
Sep 06 Barbra Streisand's 1st live concert in 20 years on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
Sep 06 On this day in history uSSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying
Sep 07 On this day in history desmond Tutu becomes Archbishop of Capetown, the first black man to do so
Sep 07 Desmond Tutu installed to lead south African Anglican Church in the year 1986.
Sep 07 In the year 1986 ruth Polsky, record promoter, dies after being run over by a cab at 30
Sep 09 In the year 1986 nYC jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet UN employee) of spying
Sep 09 The first colorized classic movie (computerized color added to an originally black and white movie) appears on Ted Turner's WTBS "Superstation" in Atlanta, GA on this day in history.
Sep 10 On this day in history bryan O'Connor named chairman of Space Flight Safety Panel
Sep 11 Dow Jones Industrial Avg suffered biggest 1-day decline ever, plummeting 86.61 points to 1,792.89. 237.57 million shares traded in the year 1986.
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