April 14, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Desmond Tutu elected Anglican Archbishop of Capetown

Anglican Archbishop and Activist Desmond Tutu
Anglican Archbishop and Activist
Desmond Tutu
  • Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200
  • US aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Simone de Beauvoir, French author and feminist (The Mandarins, The Second Sex, She Came to Stay), dies of pneumonia at 78