On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1986

Historical Events

  • KHJ-AM in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KRTH

Famous Birthdays

  • Jorrit Bergsma, Dutch speed skater (Olympic gold 10,000m 2014; World Single Distance C'ship 2013, 15, 17, 19), born in Oldeboorn, Netherlands
  • Lauren Conrad, American TV star, born in Laguna Beach, California

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross

Famous Deaths

  • Alva Myrdal, Swedish Nobel peace prize winner (1982), dies at 84
  • Dick James, Beatles' music publisher (1962-70), dies at 58
1986 Highlights

About February 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius