What Happened on January 25, 1986

Historical Events

NHL Record

Edmonton's Paul Coffey sets NHL record for defensemen with a point in his 28th consecutive game, as the Oilers beat the visiting LA Kings, 5-2

  • General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala, Uganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris O'Grady, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Schnabel, German writer and pioneer of the radio documentary, dies at 72
  • Horace Smith, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (1 Test; lone wicket off first ball), dies at 73

About January 25, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: That's What Friends Are For - Dionne & Friends
  • UK #1 Song: The Sun Always Shines On Tv - A-Ha