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
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

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

About January 16, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: That's What Friends Are For - Dionne & Friends
  • UK #1 Song: West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys