Historical Events In 1986
Friday, 16 April 2021
Jan 28 Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC on this day in history.
Jan 28 Challenger Space Shuttle explodes 53 seconds after liftoff in the year 1986.
Jan 28 In the year 1986 christa McAuliffe, astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster
Jan 29 193.8 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange in the year 1986.
Jan 29 On this day in history leif Erickson actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
Jan 29 On this day in history leif Erickson, actor (John-High Chaparral), dies at 74
Jan 29 Scientists in Nova Scotia report the largest fossil find in North America 100,000 pieces of bone belonging to dinosaurs, reptiles and fish in the year 1986.
Jan 29 Yoweri Museveni sworn in as President of Uganda in the year 1986.
Jan 30 In the year 1986 ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74
Jan 31 Mary Lund of Minnesota, is first female recipient of an artificial heart on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1986 ohio records a 5.0 earthquake seventeen people treated for minor injuries and some damage (VI) sustained in the Painesville-Mentor area.
Feb 01 Alva Myrdal, Swedish Nobel peace prize winner (1982), dies at 84 in the year 1986.
Feb 01 Dick James, music publisher for the Beatles from 1962-70, dies in London at age 58 in the year 1986.
Feb 01 On this day in history singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland
Feb 02 In the year 1986 dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India
Feb 02 In the year 1986 oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica
Feb 03 On this day in history president Reagan announces formation of Committee on Challenger Accident
Feb 04 Israeli fighters intercept Libyan liner (passenger plane) on this day in history.
Feb 05 Corazon Aquino &Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline" on this day in history.
Feb 06 On this day in history william Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies
Feb 07 Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/lyricist, dies at 81 in the year 1986.
Feb 07 In the year 1986 haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees, ending 28 years of rule by his family.
Feb 07 In the year 1986 philippine Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos
Feb 07 US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1986 a head on collision between a freight train and a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta claims 23 lives.
Feb 08 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano in the year 1986.
Feb 09 Halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun) in the year 1986.
Feb 09 In the year 1986 haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed President of South Yemen
Feb 10 "John Lennon Live in NYC" album is released in the year 1986.
Feb 10 Brian Aherne, actor (Juarez, My Sister Eileen, Rosie), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 10 Jean Claude Duvalier of Haiti flees the country to France on this day in history.
Feb 10 Largest ever Mafia trial, in Palermo, Sicily in the year 1986.
Feb 11 On this day in history australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
Feb 11 Frank [Patrick] Herbert, sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65 in the year 1986.