What Happened on January 7, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes
  • STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Reagan announces economic sanctions against Libya

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Leadbitter, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Rulfo, writer, dies
  • M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily), dies at 79
  • Philip D. Eastman, American children's book writer and illustrator (b. 1909)