January 6, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • British Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns after the 'Westland affair'
  • Impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg
  • STS 61-C scrubbed at T-31sec because of liquid oxygen valve problem

Deaths in History

  • Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90