Are you not curious to find out some fun facts about your birthday? Find out ‘what happened on my birthday’ and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your birth and which celebrity shares your special day! (Sponsored link)
1986 Historical Event(s)
- February 1, 1986 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- February 7, 1986 – Twenty-eight years of one-family rule end in Haiti, when President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees the Caribbean nation.
- March 7, 1986 – Challenger Disaster: Divers from the USS Preserver locate the crew cabin of Challenger on the ocean floor.
- March 15, 1986 – Hotel New World Disaster a 1 star hotel collapses in Singapore’s Little India’s district killing 33 people
- June 9, 1986 – The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
- August 21, 1986 – Carbon dioxide gas erupts from volcanic Lake Nyos in Cameroon, killing up to 1,800 people within a 20-kilometer range.
- August 31, 1986 – Aeroméxico Flight 498 collides with a Piper PA-28 over Cerritos, California, killing 67 in the air and 15 on the ground.
- October 29, 1986 – British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opens the last stretch of the M25 motorway.
- November 13, 1986 – The Compact of Free Association becomes law, granting the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands independence from the United States.
- November 25, 1986 – Iran Contra Affair: US Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
Who Were Born On 1986?
- January 23, 1986 – José Enrique Sánchez, Spanish footballer
- April 21, 1986 – Rodney Stuckey, American basketball player
- April 22, 1986 – Marshawn Lynch, American football player
- May 11, 1986 – Manuel Schenkhuizen, Dutch gamer
- May 15, 1986 – Adam Moffat, British football player
- June 6, 1986 – Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress
- August 31, 1986 – Feng Tianwei, Singaporean table tennis player
- November 20, 1986 – Jared Followill, American rock musician
- December 12, 1986 – Perparim Hetemaj, Finnish footballer