On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1986

Historical Events

  • OPEC fails to agree upon a petroleum production agreement after a 2 day meeting in Vienna

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pixar Animation Studios (Toy Story; The Incredibles) headed by Edwin Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith, is spun off from Lucasfilm, Ltd as an independent film production company, with backing of Steve Jobs

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

The Pope and Mother Teresa meet in Calcutta

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Ronald Reagan announces formation of commission of enquiry on Challenger Accident

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • David Edwards, Welsh soccer midfielder (43 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 284 games), born in Pontesbury, England
1986 Highlights

About February 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius