On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1986

Historical Events

  • Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country

Sports History

Australia beat India 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup, David Boon scores the most runs in the series (418)

  • Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Vlahek, Croatian concert pianist and contemporary classical composer, born in Zagreb, Croatia

Famous Deaths

  • Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer, and civil servant (b. 1942)
  • Frank [Patrick] Herbert, American sci-fi author (Dune), dies at 65
1986 Highlights

About February 11, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius