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Historical Events in 1986 (Part 3)

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  • Jun 21 "Living on Video" by Trans-X peaks at #61
  • Jun 21 "Vienna Calling" by Falco peaks at #18
  • Jun 21 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, signs 3-year contract to play baseball with the Kansas City Royals
  • Jun 21 Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 21 President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jun 22 Pirate Radio Euro Weekend (Holland) begins transmitting
  • Jun 22 Spain's premier Gonzalez' Socialist Party wins elections
  • Jun 22 Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Chi Chi Rodriguez wins his first career major title by 2 strokes from Bruce Crampton of Australia
  • Jun 23 Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly (52.84)
  • Jun 23 Tip O'Neill refuses to let President Reagan address House
  • Jun 24 Guy Hunt elected 1st Republican governor of Alabama in 112 years
  • Jun 24 US Senate approves "tax reform"

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jun 24 In Britain, Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, meets Oliver Tambo, president of the African National Congress to discuss means of ending Apartheid without violence

Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary Oliver Tambo
Anti-Apartheid Politician and Revolutionary
Oliver Tambo
  • Jun 25 Former Belgium premier Vanden Boeynants sentenced for fraud

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 25 Phillies give Steve Carlton, 41, his unconditional release

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
  • Jun 27 American tennis player Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing a white, one-piece, lycra body suit in 1st round match against Pam Shriver; wears regular outfit after rain break

  • Jun 27 In referendum, Irish uphold ban on divorce
  • Jun 27 Robby Thompson (SF Giants) sets record, caught stealing 4 times in 1 game
  • Jun 27 US informs NZ it will not defend it against attack
  • Jun 27 World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal
  • Jun 27 South African Journalist and founder of the 'New Nation' newspaper, Zwelakhe Sisulu is abducted; he was released 721 days later on 2 December 1988

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 27 Ibrahim Babangida's regime in Nigeria launches the 'Structural Adjustment Program" to restructure the Nigerian economy via deregulation and privatization with the support of the IMF and the World Bank

General and President of Nigeria Ibrahim Babangida
General and President of Nigeria
Ibrahim Babangida
  • Jun 28 Irish population condemns divorce
  • Jun 28 Kenneth and Nellie Pike challenge Ala Dem runoff win by AG C Graddick
  • Jun 28 West European leaders, meeting in the Netherlands, delay indefinitely imposing economic sanctions against South Africa
  • Jun 29 FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Azteca, Mexico City: Argentina beats West Germany, 3-2 in front of 114,600

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Sparky Anderson is 1st to win 600 games as manager in both leagues

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Jun 29 Moses Mayekiso, former General Secretary of Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU) and member of South African Communist Party (SACP), detained for a second time, spends months in solitary confinement

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Richard Branson aboard Virgin Atlantic Challenger II reaches Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly, fastest crossing of Atlantic

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 US Senior Open Men's Golf, Scioto CC: Dale Douglass wins by 1 stroke ahead of Gary Player for his lone Champions Tour major title

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • Jun 30 Georgia sodomy law upheld by US Supreme Court (5-4)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 2 Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens (14-0) suffers his 1st loss (4-2 v Toronto), one win short of AL record for consecutive wins to start season

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 2 General strike against Pinochet regime in Chile

General and Dictator Augusto Pinochet
General and Dictator
Augusto Pinochet
  • Jul 2 US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in 2 rulings
  • Jul 3 Kuwait's National Assembly (Majlis al Umma) dissolves

USAStatue of Liberty

Jul 3 US President Reagan presides over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty

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The Statue of Liberty, New York
The Statue of Liberty, New York
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  • Jul 4 England cricket captain Mike Gatting smashes 183 not out in the drawn 3rd Test vs India at Birmingham

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Jul 5 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Hana Mandlíková 7-6, 6-3 for her 7th Wimbledon singles title

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 Nancy Reagan cuts a red, white and blue ribbon to reopen Statue of Liberty after refurbishment

US First Lady Nancy Reagan
US First Lady
Nancy Reagan

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Jul 6 100th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Germany's Boris Becker successfully defends his title beating Ivan Lendl 6-4, 6-3, 7-5

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Jul 6 Atlanta infielder Bob Horner becomes 11th player to hit 4 home runs in a MLB game during Braves 11-8 loss v Montreal
  • Jul 6 Ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed coup in the Philippines
  • Jul 6 Premier Nakasone's Liberal Democratic Party wins Japan's election
  • Jul 7 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 7 It is reported that Boy George is being treated for heroin addiction

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Singer-Songwriter
Boy George
  • Jul 7 Jordan government shuts al-Fatah offices
  • Jul 7 Supreme Court struck down Gramm-Rudman deficit-reduction law

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 7 Soviet General and spy for the US Dmitri Polyakov arrested in retirement in Russia (executed 1988)

Soviet General and Cold War Spy Dmitri Polyakov
Soviet General and Cold War Spy
Dmitri Polyakov
  • Jul 7 American athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets world heptathlon record of 7,148 points in the inaugural Goodwill Games at Moscow
  • Jul 8 Farthest thrown object-an "Aerobie" flying ring, 383 m (1,257')
  • Jul 8 NASA establishes Safety, Reliability Maintain & Quality Assurance
  • Jul 8 Zimbabwe beats Netherlands by 25 runs to win ICC Trophy
  • Jul 9 Atlanta's Dale Murphy doesn't play ending consecutive streak at 740
  • Jul 9 Attorney General's Commission on pornography links hard-core porn to sex crimes
  • Jul 9 Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson
  • Jul 9 The New Zealand parliament passes the Homosexual Law Reform Bill legalising consensual sex between men aged 16 and older
  • Jul 11 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000m in world record 30:13.74
  • Jul 11 Maricica Puica of Romania runs 2,000 m in 5:28.69 (record for women)
  • Jul 11 Mary Beth Whitehead christens surrogate Baby M, Sara
  • Jul 12 Steven McDonald, New York City Police Department patrolman, is shot and paralyzed by Shavod Jones
  • Jul 13 Zola Budd and Annette Cowley are banned from the Commonwealth Games, a direct consequence of Britain's refusal to support economic sanctions against the apartheid government of South Africa
  • Jul 14 10 killed & 60 injured at ETA-bomb attack in Madrid
  • Jul 14 2nd government of Lubbers sworn in

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

Jul 14 US Open Women's Golf, NCR CC: Jane Geddes wins by 2 strokes in an 18-hole Monday playoff with South African born Sally Little

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • Jul 14 Motley Crue's Vince Neil begins 30 day sentence for vehicular homicide
  • Jul 14 NASA's plan to implement recommendations of Rogers commission

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 14 Paul McCartney releases "Press"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Jul 14 Richard Miller becomes the 1st FBI agent convicted of espionage
  • Jul 14 Shalamar's Howard Hewett acquitted in Miami of drug charges
  • Jul 15 57th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at Astrodome, Houston
  • Jul 15 All star MVP: Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 17 Emmy 13th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 7th time

Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur Susan Lucci
Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur
Susan Lucci
  • Jul 18 Royals announce that manager Dick Howser, 50, has a brain tumor
  • Jul 18 Videotapes released showing Titanic's sunken remains

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jul 19 Tim Witherspoon KOs Frank Bruno in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

Jul 20 British Open Men's Golf, Turnberry: Australian Greg Norman wins his first major championship at even-par, 5 strokes clear of runner-up Gordon J. Brand

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • Jul 21 Bárbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe
  • Jul 21 Pleasure Island plans unveiled
  • Jul 22 US House of Representatives impeaches Judge Harry E. Claiborne for tax evasion

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jul 23 Moroccan King Hassan II meets with Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Jul 24 SF Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage
  • Jul 24 13th Commonwealth Games open in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Jul 25 Sikhs extremist kill 16 hindus in Muhktsar India
  • Jul 26 Lebanese kidnappers released Rev Lawrence Martin Jenco

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 27 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Board of Trade CC: Pat Bradley wins in a playoff with Ayako Okamoto of Japan

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • Jul 27 24th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Czechoslovakia in Prague Czech (3-0)
  • Jul 27 Iraqi jets attack central Iranian city of Arak; Iran threatens missile attack of gulf states supporting Iraq
  • Jul 27 73rd Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
  • Jul 28 Bomb attack in East Beirut, 25 killed
  • Jul 28 NASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, "Uh-oh!" as spacecraft disintegrated

  • Jul 29 Bomb attack in West-Beirut, 30 killed
  • Jul 29 Dennis Amiss scores his 100th 100, Warwickshire v Lancashire
  • Jul 29 NY jury rules NFL violated antitrust laws, awards USFL $1 in damages
  • Jul 31 19th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Aug 1 Twins pitcher Bert Blyleven becomes 10th to reach 3,000 MLB strikeout milestone, 2-hits A's, 10-1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 1 Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia is released from hospital after a 3 week coma

Rock Musician Jerry Garcia
Rock Musician
Jerry Garcia
  • Aug 2 American athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee beats her own world heptathlon record by 13 points (7,161) in Houston
  • Aug 2 TODAY/PC born today

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 2 Saddam Hussein offers peace in open letter to Iran

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein
  • Aug 2 Curtis Cup Women's Golf, Prairie Dunes CC: Great Britain & Ireland beats the US 13-5, the visitors first win on American soil
  • Aug 2 Lee Elder fires a record 11-under par 61 on his way to winning the Senior PGA Merrill Lynch/Golf Digest Commemorative at Sleepy Hollow CC; mark stands for 11 years

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Aug 3 Willie McCovey, Bobby Doerr and Ernie Lombardi are inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey
  • Aug 3 First NFL 'American Bowl' exhibition game at London's Wembley Stadium, Chicago Bears beat Dallas Cowboys 17-6
  • Aug 4 After winning only token damages in antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, USFL owners vote to suspend operations for 1986 season; folded before 4th season
  • Aug 4 Reports of probable OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) agreement on output quotas sends oil prices higher
  • Aug 5 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 5,000m world record (14:37.33) in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aug 5 Giants left-handed pitcher Steve Carlton becomes 2nd to reach 4,000 strikeout milestone when he gets center-fielder Eric Davis in 11-5 loss v Reds
  • Aug 5 US Senate votes for SDI-project ("Star Wars")
  • Aug 5 It's revealed Andrew Wyeth of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, had secretly created 240 drawings and paintings of his neighbor Helga Testorf
  • Aug 6 Baltimore's Jim Dwyer & Larry Sheets, and Rangers Toby Harrah hit MLB record 3 grand slams in Texas' 13-11 win
  • Aug 6 Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM
  • Aug 7 "Honky Tonk Nights" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Aug 7 Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe begin cycling journey of 15,266 miles from Prudhoe Bay Alaska to Argentina
  • Aug 8 Altaf Hussain's address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcing the establishment of the MQM political movement.
  • Aug 9 "Honky Tonk Nights" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Aug 10 "Me & My Girl" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 1420 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 10 Billy Martin Day, his uniform number 1 retired

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin
  • Aug 10 Marquis Theater opens at 1535 Broadway NYC
  • Aug 10 Pitcher Bob Forsch grand slams to lead Cards to a 5-4 win over Pirates
  • Aug 11 PGA Championship Men's Golf, Inverness Club: Bob Tway holes a famous bunker shot on the 18th to beat Australian Greg Norman by 2 stokes

  • Aug 12 Don Baylor gets hits by a pitch for a record 25th time in a season
  • Aug 12 Red Sox pitcher Tim Lollar gets a pinch-hit single
  • Aug 12 Iran fires missile at refinery near Baghdad; Iraq raids Iranian terminal at Sirri Island severely disrupting Iranian exports
  • Aug 13 KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KBLX (now KBFN)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 14 Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrested

Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Prime Minister
Benazir Bhutto
  • Aug 14 Phillies & Pirates play a 6 game series in 4 days
  • Aug 15 US President Ronald Reagan decides to support a replacement for Challenger
  • Aug 16 Sudan rebels shoot a Fokker's F-27 down, 57 killed
  • Aug 16 "Papa Don't Preach" goes #1 for 2 weeks

Music release#1 in the Charts

Aug 16 Madonna's "True Blue" album goes #1 for 5 weeks & her single

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Madonna
  • Aug 17 Bronze pig statue unveiled at Pike Place Market, Seattle
  • Aug 17 Rioting at DMC concert, 40 injured
  • Aug 17 Red Sox trade shortstop Rey Quinones & pitcher Mike Trujillo to Mariners for shortstop Spike Owen & outfielder Dave Henderson
  • Aug 18 Crockett's Tavern opens in Fort Wilderness
  • Aug 18 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Philadelphia PA on WYSP 94.1 FM
  • Aug 18 Jim Kelly signs with NFL Buffalo Bills ($75 million for 5 years)
  • Aug 18 John Tesh's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
  • Aug 18 WYSP-FM Philadelphia begins simulcasting Howard Stern Show
  • Aug 19 Car bomb kills 20 in Tehran, Iran
  • Aug 20 Postal worker Patrick Sherrill shot 14 fellow workers dead in Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Aug 20 Phils Don Carmen perfect game bid is broken in 9th
  • Aug 21 "Rags" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Aug 21 Ian Botham takes world-record 356th Test Cricket wkt (v NZ, The Oval)

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Aug 21 Red Sox Spike Owens scores 6 runs in a 24-5 rout of Cleveland Indians
  • Aug 21 Surinames Ronnie Brunswijks Jungle commandos kill 2 government officials
  • Aug 21 Lake Nyos volcanic eruption in Cameroon releases a poisonous gas cloud of carbon dioxide, killing 1,746 people and 3,500 livestock
  • Aug 21 With 2 outs in 6th inning, Red Sox score 11 runs
  • Aug 22 NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics

Film release premierFilm Release

Aug 22 "Stand By Me" film based on the novella by Stephen King, directed by Rob Reiner starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell is released

Actor River Phoenix
Actor
River Phoenix
Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Aug 23 "Rags" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 performances

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 25 A's Mark McGwire hits his 1st major league home run

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • Aug 26 Rosa Mota wins Stuttgart female marathon (2:28:38)
  • Aug 26 Robert Chambers, the "Preppie Killer" murders Jennifer Levin in New York City's Central Park, afterwards claimed "rough sex" as motive
  • Aug 27 Protests erupt in Soweto, South Africa, against evictions carried out after an 11 week rent boycott
  • Aug 28 Bolivia president Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege
  • Aug 28 Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 28 Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner
  • Aug 28 US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying
  • Aug 29 Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)
  • Aug 29 Moroccan King Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya
  • Aug 30 Gelindo Bordin wins Stuttgart marathon (2:10:54)
  • Aug 30 Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)
  • Aug 30 43rd Venice Film Festival: "Le rayon vert" directed by Eric Rohmer wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 31 Aeromexico DC-9 & small plane collide in LA, killing 82 (15 on the ground)
  • Aug 31 Russian cargo ship crashes into cruise ship Admiral Nakhimov; 398 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 1 Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album
  • Sep 1 Henri Debehogne discovers asteroid #8265 La Silla
  • Sep 2 Cathy Evelyn Smith sentenced to 3 years for death of John Belushi
  • Sep 3 Alan Ayckbourn's "Woman in Mind" premieres in London
  • Sep 3 Houston Astros & Chicago Cubs use MLB record 53 players, including 17 pitchers in a 2-day 18 inning marathon; Astros win 8-7
  • Sep 4 189.42 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

Sep 5 3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

  • Sep 5 Hijacking of aircraft Pan Am 73 at Karachi airport, Pakistan, 20 passengers killed
  • Sep 5 NASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms
  • Sep 5 NASA launches DOD-1

Music concertMusic Concert

Sep 6 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Streisand's benefit concert

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Sep 6 Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed
  • Sep 6 Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)
  • Sep 6 Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Sep 6 USSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying
  • Sep 6 US Open Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her 3rd US singles title; beats Czech star Helena Suková 6-3, 6-2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 7 Desmond Tutu becomes Anglican archbishop of Capetown

Anglican Archbishop and Activist Desmond Tutu
Anglican Archbishop and Activist
Desmond Tutu
  • Sep 7 Failed assassination attempt on Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, kills 5 people
  • Sep 7 Cleveland Browns becomes 1st team in NFL history to have a play reviewed by instant replay, Chicago 41, Browns 31

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 7 Dan Marino throws his 100th career touchdown pass, the fastest QB in NFL history to do so

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Sep 7 NBC premiere of "The French Connection" film based TV sequel "Popeye Doyle"

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

Sep 7 US Open Men's Tennis: In an all-Czech final Ivan Lendl retains his title; beats Miloslav Mečíř 6-4, 6-2, 6-0

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Gold Medalist Miloslav Mecir
Tennis Player and Gold Medalist
Miloslav Mecir
  • Sep 8 Westinghouse sells background music company Muzak to the Fields Company of Chicago

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 8 "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is first broadcast nationally

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
  • Sep 9 Minn Tommy Krammer passes for 6 touchdowns vs Green Bay (42-7)
  • Sep 9 NYC jury indicts Soviet United Nations employee Gennadly Zakharov of spying
  • Sep 10 Bryan O'Connor named chairman of Space Flight Safety Panel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 11 Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak receives Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres
  • Sep 11 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 11 Dow Jones Industrial Avg suffered biggest 1-day decline ever, plummeting 86.61 points to 1,792.89. 237.57 million shares traded
  • Sep 12 240.49 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Sep 12 Twins fire manager Ray Miller & replace him with coach Tom Kelly
  • Sep 12 US professor Joseph Cicippio is kidnapped & held hostage in Beirut