On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1986

Historical Events

  • Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes
  • STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems

Historic Event

US President Reagan announces economic sanctions against Libya


Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Leadbitter, English footballer, born in Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Rulfo, writer, dies
  • Philip D. Eastman, American children's book writer and illustrator (b. 1909)
1986 Highlights

About January 7, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn