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)
- January 13, 1986 – A month-long violent struggle begins in Aden, South Yemen between supporters of Ali Nasir Muhammad and Abdul Fattah Ismail, resulting in thousands of casualties.
- February 1, 1986 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- February 19, 1986 – Akkaraipattu massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 80 Tamil farm workers the eastern province of Sri Lanka.
- March 31, 1986 – Six metropolitan county councils are abolished in England.
- April 15, 1986 – The United States launches Operation El Dorado Canyon, its bombing raids against Libyan targets in response to a bombing in West Germany that killed two U.S. servicemen.
- July 18, 1986 – A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station’s helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.
- 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 9, 1986 – The musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.
- November 6, 1986 – Sumburgh disaster – A British International Helicopters Boeing 234LR Chinook crashes 2.5 miles east of Sumburgh Airport killing 45 people. It is the deadliest civilian helicopter crash on record.
- November 22, 1986 – Mike Tyson defeats Trevor Berbick to become youngest Heavyweight champion in boxing history.
Who Were Born On 1986?
- February 22, 1986 – Rajon Rondo, American basketball player
- April 19, 1986 – Pascal Angan, Beninese footballer
- April 23, 1986 – Sven Kramer, Dutch speedskater
- May 12, 1986 – Emily VanCamp, Canadian actress
- May 17, 1986 – Tahj Mowry, American actor
- August 21, 1986 – Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinter
- September 8, 1986 – Matt Grothe, American football player
- October 23, 1986 – Jessica Stroup, American actress
- November 13, 1986 – Marlene DeOliveira, Portuguese-American superstar and avid SkyMiles collector
- November 21, 1986 – Jordan Lloyd, American reality television personality