On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1986

Historical Events

  • After losing a patent battle with Polaroid, Kodak must give up its instant camera business.
  • NY Islanders repeat their greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Famous Deaths

  • Lucia Chase, American ballerina and co-founder of American Ballet Theater, dies at 88
1986 Highlights

About January 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn