Historical Events In 1986
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Jan 16 In the year 1986 police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam
Jan 17 In the year 1986 tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 to regain WBA heavyweight title
Jan 18 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history aIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For," hits #1
Jan 18 On this day in history claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies
Jan 18 On this day in history fierce fighting in South Yemen's capital city of Aden interrupts evacuation of foreigners.
Jan 18 New York Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46) in the year 1986.
Jan 19 On this day in history israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands
Jan 19 Spain recognizes Israel in the year 1986.
Jan 20 Chunnel announced (railroad tunnel under English Channel) in the year 1986.
Jan 20 On this day in history england and France announce plans to build a tunnel under the English Channel, affectionately called the "Chunnel."
Jan 20 First USA federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr in the year 1986.
Jan 20 Military coup in Lesotho under General-Major Lekhanya & premier Leabua Jonathan in the year 1986.
Jan 20 The British and French agree on a twin tunnel rail link for the Channel Tunnel in the year 1986.
Jan 20 The first federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr on this day in history.
Jan 20 The U.S. observes the first federal holiday honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38ºF (3ºC), Indiana
Jan 21 On this day in history allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
Jan 21 On this day in history bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed
Jan 23 In the year 1986 columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB
Jan 23 Joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64 in the year 1986.
Jan 23 The first induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis &Elvis Presley) on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history 43rd Golden Globes Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win
Jan 24 In the year 1986 gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64
Jan 24 In the year 1986 south Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president
Jan 24 The NASA space probe Voyager Two passes within 50,679 miles of Uranus on this day in history.
Jan 24 Voyager 2 makes first fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons in the year 1986.
Jan 25 In the year 1986 ernst Schnabel, writer, dies at 72
Jan 25 On this day in history general Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda
Jan 26 On this day in history yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda
Jan 27 In the year 1986 13th American Music Award Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis &Crystal Gayle
Jan 27 L Ron Hubbard, novelist/founder (Church of Scientology), dies at 74 in the year 1986.
Jan 28 In the year 1986 "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City NY for 24 performances
Jan 28 On this day in history 25th Space Shuttle (51L)-Challenger 10 explodes 73 seconds after liftoff