What Happened on February 11, 1986

Historical Events

  • Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country

Cricket 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
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Vlahek, Croatian concert pianist and contemporary classical composer, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Gabriel Boric, Chilean activist and politician (Chile's youngest President 2022-), born in Punta Arenas, Chile
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Evelio Javier, Filipino politician, lawyer, and civil servant (b. 1942)
  • Frank Herbert, American sci-fi author (Dune series), dies of a massive pulmonary embolism after surgery for pancreatic cancer at 65

About February 11, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going - Billy Ocean