On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1986

Historical Events

  • First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
  • Police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Mason Gamble, American actor (Dennis the Menace), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert W. Armstrong, American evangelist, author, and publisher (b. 1892)
1986 Highlights

About January 16, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn