February 9, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)
  • Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen
  • Tomb of Tutanchamon's treasurer Maya found in Egypt

Birthdays in History

  • Princess Raiyah bint Al Hussein, of Jordan