Historical Events In 1986
Thursday, 13 August 2020
May 02 Transportation Expo 86 opens in Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.
May 03 Air Lanka crashes, killing 22 on this day in history.
May 03 Horse racing legend Bill Shoemaker became the oldest jockey to win the the Kentucky Derby on this day in history.
May 03 NASA launches Goes-G, it failed to achieve orbit on this day in history.
May 03 Robert Alda, actor (Dan Lewis-Supertrain), dies at 72 in the year 1986.
May 04 In the year 1986 president Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghánistán
May 05 Jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1986.
May 06 In the year 1986 berlin Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup
May 06 In the year 1986 berlin: Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup
May 06 Donald E Pelotte becomes first native American bishop in the year 1986.
May 06 On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
May 07 On this day in history gaston Deferre, French politician, dies at 75
May 07 In the Andreanof Islands, Alaska a 8.0 multiple event quake Damage (VI) on Adak and Atka.Tsunami generated with observed wave heights 91 to 122 cm at Kapaa, Kauai and 61 to 91 cm at Hanalei, Kauai and along the coast of Washington in the year 1986.
May 07 Phillies outfielder Garry Maddox, retires on this day in history.
May 09 Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], Limbourg activist, dies at 60 on this day in history.
May 09 Tenzing Norgay, one of the first two people to climb to the summit of Mount Everest, dies in the year 1986.
May 10 In the year 1986 "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco hit #1 on UK pop chart
May 10 On this day in history tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crüe marries Heather Locklear
May 12 Elisabeth Bergner, dies at 85 in the year 1986.
May 12 On this day in history fred Markham (US), unpaced & unaided by wind, is first to pedal 65 mph on a level course, Big Sand Flat CA
May 12 Kristeen Garcia is born on this day in history.
May 12 President Reagan appoints Dr James C Fletcher NASA Administrator on this day in history.
May 14 Institute for War documents publishes Anne Franks complete diary in the year 1986.
May 15 In the year 1986 argentine ex-President Galtieri sentenced to 12 years
May 15 Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71 on this day in history.
May 16 "Top Gun" premieres in the year 1986.
May 16 On this day in history bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from dead on Dallas
May 16 On this day in history joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Republic parliamentary election
May 16 On this day in history south African President P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela
May 17 In the year 1986 "Chicken Song" by Spitting Image hit #1 on the UK pop chart
May 18 In the year 1986 chung Kwung Ying does 2,750 "atomic" hand-stand push-ups
May 18 On this day in history john Bubbles Sublett, tap dancer (Black & Bubbles), dies at 84
May 18 In the year 1986 south African army occupies Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia
May 19 In the year 1986 anti-apartheid activist Hélène Pastoors sentenced to 10 years in South Africa