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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.
- January 15, 1986 – The Living Seas opens at EPCOT Center in Walt Disney World, Florida.
- January 16, 1986 – First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
- January 25, 1986 – The National Resistance Movement topples the government of Tito Okello in Uganda.
- February 1, 1986 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- March 24, 1986 – The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.
- April 14, 1986 – 1 kg hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded.
- April 17, 1986 – The Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years’ War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ends.
- September 7, 1986 – Gen. Augusto Pinochet, president of Chile, escapes attempted assassination.
- October 24, 1986 – Nezar Hindawi is sentenced to 45 years in prison, the longest sentence handed down by a British court, for the attempted bombing on an El Al flight at Heathrow. After the verdict, the United Kingdom breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, claiming that Hindawi is helped by Syrian officials.
Who Were Born On 1986?
- January 1, 1986 – Colin Morgan, Northern Irish actor
- February 14, 1986 – Gao Lin, Chinese footballer
- March 10, 1986 – JC de Vera, Filipino actor
- March 23, 1986 – Andrea Dovizioso, Italian motorcycle racer
- April 28, 1986 – Jenna Ushkowitz, South Korean-American actress
- May 1, 1986 – Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian footballer
- May 25, 1986 – Edewin Fanini, Brazilian footballer
- July 3, 1986 – Greg Paulus, American basketball and football player
- October 14, 1986 – Tom Craddock, English footballer
- December 28, 1986 – Tom Huddlestone, English footballer