On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
  • 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 Deaths

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