December 19, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Jack Morris agrees to salary arbitration with former team Tigers & accuses owners of collusion against free agency
  • OPEC reaches an accord that would cut production by 7 percent for the first six months of 1987 and would raise prices immediately toward a target world oil price of $18 per barrel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile

Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident Andrei Sakharov
Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident
Andrei Sakharov

Deaths in History

  • V. C. Andrews, American author (b. 1923)