May 21, 2022

1986 (1986) is a normal year starting on Wednesday according to the Christian era (Gregorian calendar). 1986. This section describes 1986 from an international perspective.

Other calendars

Zodiac: Hinoe Tora Japan (dates match) 1986 2646 imperial year Republic of Korea (dates match) Republic of Korea 68 years Dangun 4319 Republic of China (dates match) Republic of China 75 years Democratic People's Republic of Korea (dates match) 75 years of subject Buddhist calendar: 2528-2529 Islamic calendar: April 19, 1406-April 28, 1407 Jewish calendar: April 20, 5746-March 29, 5747 Unix Time: 504921600 --536457599 Modified Julian Day (MJD): 46431 --46795 Lilian Date (LD): 147272 --147636




January 1-Spain and Portugal join the European Community (EC). January 7-President Reagan announces economic sanctions against Libya January 24-Vietnam-Laos border delimiter agreement signed. January 28-Space Shuttle Challenger explosion kills all crew members.


February 25-Philippines President Marcos escapes and President Aquino takes office (Edsa Revolution).


March 6-G5 agrees on first coordinated rate cut. March 8-The Halley's Comet spacecraft "Suisei" launched on August 19 of the previous year is the closest to the comet (150,000 km). March 16-Switzerland rejects United Nations membership in referendum.


April 15-American bombing of Libya. April 17-The longest-running war The Three Hundred and Thirty-Five Years War is over. April 26-A large-scale explosion occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union (Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident).


May 2-Henri Toivonen / Sergio Cresto dies in an accident at the Tour de Corse World Rally Championship. This will abolish the Group B standard in the championship. May 4-The 12th G7 Summit (Tokyo Summit) was held. Libya is accused of terrorism by name. May 10-Battleship Missouri, which had been mothballed in the United States, is recommissioned. May 25-Hands Across America will be held. May 31-FIFA World Cup Mexico tournament begins.


June 29-Argentina defeats West Germany to win the FIFA World Cup Mexico.


July 23-Andrew, Duke of York, the second son of Queen Elizabeth, marries Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey.



September 15-The first murder of the Hwaseong serial murder, which later became famous as an unsolved serial murder in South Korea, occurs. (The murder continued until April 3, 1991)


October 1-Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA celebrates its 15th anniversary. October 3-Soviet Navy strategic nuclear submarine K-219 causes a nuclear reactor runaway accident while patroling off Bermuda. October 11-US-Soviet Summit Meeting. President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev meet in Reykjavik, Iceland. October 26-Thai Aircraft Explosion Incident


November 3-Lebanese magazine reports the Reagan administration's secret arms exports to Iran, revealing the Iran-Contra affair.


December 19-Soviet Union lifts exile of dissident physicist Dr. Andrei Sakharov and his wife. December 28-"Ozashiki Train Miyabi" is running on the Amarube Viaduct on the San-In Line, and is hit by a strong wind with a wind speed of 33m and falls. 6 dead and 6 seriously injured.


Below are the main results of the past.