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

Diana Ross

Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland

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? 35 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius