Events in History in 1986 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 458 of 458

  • Nov 3 Federated States of Micronesia signs Compact of Free Association with US
  • Nov 3 Joaquim Chissano elected president Mozambique
  • Nov 3 Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran
  • Nov 3 Northern Mariana Islands becomes a Commonwealth associated with US
  • Nov 6 Houston's Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young

Historic Event

Nov 6 President Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill

  • Nov 6 Rev Donald Wildmon begins a campaign against Howard Stern
  • Nov 9 Pakistan all out for 77 v West Indies at Lahore
  • Nov 10 Bangladeshi Constitution restored
  • Nov 11 Houston's Astro Mike Scott (18-10) wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Nov 11 Suriname government proclaims gold purification
  • Nov 12 France performs nuclear test
  • Nov 13 NASA launches space vehicle S-199
  • Nov 13 US President Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran
  • Nov 14 FCC issues Notice Of Apparent Liability to WYSP Philadelphia
  • Nov 14 SEC imposes a record $100 million penalty against Ivan Boesky
  • Nov 19 Tina Howe's "Coastal Disturbances" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 20 Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees
  • Nov 20 World Health Organization announces first global effort to combat AIDS
  • Nov 21 Central African Republic adopts constitution
  • Nov 21 Suriname army leader Desi Bouterse massacres Moiwana village
  • Nov 24 Cards reliever Todd Worrell wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 25 Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arms deal

Historic Event

Nov 25 Oliver North's secretary, Fawn Hall, smuggles documents out of his office

  • Nov 26 Trial begins in Israel for John Demjanjuk, accused of being Nazi prison guard "Ivan the Terrible" at Treblinka concentration camp
  • Nov 28 Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km
  • Nov 28 OPEC reaches oil production accord
  • Nov 28 US Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time
  • Dec 1 Musée d'Orsay opens in Paris
  • Dec 2 Dow-Jones index hits record 1,955.57
  • Dec 4 US launches its Fleet Satellite Communications System (Fltsatcom-7)
  • Dec 6 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Dec 8 House Dems select majority leader Jim Wright as 48th speaker
  • Dec 10 France performs nuclear test

Nobel Prize

Dec 10 Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

  • Dec 11 South Africa censors press
  • Dec 12 Russian Tupolev-134 crashes in East Berlin, 70 killed
  • Dec 12 South African journalist and activist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested at John Vorster Square
  • Dec 14 Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan & Jeana Yeager, takes off from Edwards AFB, California on 1st non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world
  • Dec 15 150 killed during race riot in Karachi
  • Dec 15 Carnegie Hall reopens after a $50 million facelift

Historic Event

Dec 15 CIA director William J. Casey suffers a cerebral seizure

Historic Event

Dec 16 Revolt in Kazakhstan against Communist party, known as Zheltoksan, which becomes the first sign of ethnic strife during Gorbachev's tenure

Historic Event

Dec 17 American mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski is arrested at a roadblock

  • Dec 17 Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England
  • Dec 17 US Congress forms "Irangate" committee
  • Dec 19 OPEC reaches an accord that would cut production by 7 percent for the first six months of 1987 and would raise prices immediately toward a target world oil price of $18 per barrel

Historic Event

Dec 19 USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile

  • Dec 20 White teenagers beat blacks in New York City's Howard Beach
  • Dec 23 Experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan & Jeana Yeager, complete 1st nonstop, round-the-world flight without refueling lands
  • Dec 24 French hostage Aurel Cornea, held in Lebanon for 9 months, released
  • Dec 24 Iran offensive against Iraqi islands of Shatt al-Arab
  • Dec 26 Captured Iraqi Airways Boeing-737 in Saudi Arabia, about 60 killed
  • Dec 26 TV soap "Search for Tomorrow" ends 35 year run
  • Dec 31 Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 97
  • Dec 31 Russian TU-144 flies for 1st time faster than sound
  • Dec 31 WIS-AM in Columbia SC changes call letters to WVOC (now WOMG)