February 8, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1984 Summer Olympics head of the LAPD bomb squad, Arleigh McCree, and his partner Officer Ronald Ball of the Firearms and explosives unit were killed while trying to dismantle two pipe bombs when they responded to a call. McCree was recognized as one of the top explosive experts in the world.
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano