February 16, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 28th Daytona 500: Geoffrey Bodine wins (148.124 MPH)
  • French air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad
  • Karlstad skates world record 10 km (14:12.14)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Mário Soares from the Socialist Party is elected the 1st civilian President of Portugal

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares