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1986 Historical Event(s)
- January 11, 1986 – The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened.
- 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.
- March 27, 1986 – A car bomb explodes at Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, killing 1 police officer and injuring 21 people.
- May 16, 1986 – The Seville Statement on Violence is adopted by an international meeting of scientists, convened by the Spanish National Commission for UNESCO, in Seville, Spain.
- August 20, 1986 – In Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S. Postal employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers and then commits suicide.
- September 23, 1986 – Jim Deshaies of the Houston Astros sets the major-league record by striking out the first eight batters of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
- October 21, 1986 – In Lebanon, pro-Iranian kidnappers claim to have abducted American writer Edward Tracy (he is released in August 1991).
- November 3, 1986 – The Federated States of Micronesia gain independence from the United States of America.
- December 19, 1986 – Mikhail Gorbachev, leader of the Soviet Union, releases Andrei Sakharov and his wife from exile in Gorky.
Who Were Born On 1986?
- January 21, 1986 – Sushant Singh Rajput, Indian actor
- February 19, 1986 – Henri Karjalainen, Finnish racing driver
- March 16, 1986 – Toney Douglas, American basketball player
- April 4, 1986 – Aiden McGeady, Irish footballer
- May 14, 1986 – Alyosha, Ukrainian singer
- May 29, 1986 – Jaslene Gonzalez, Puerto Rican fashion model
- June 25, 1986 – Aya Matsuura, Japanese singer
- October 12, 1986 – Emmanuel Nwachi, Nigerian footballer
- October 30, 1986 – Thomas Morgenstern, Austrian ski jumper
- December 8, 1986 – Kate Voegele, American musician