The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2025. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1986
- January 12, 1986 – Space Shuttle program: Congressman Bill Nelson lifts off from Kennedy Space Center aboard Columbia on mission STS-61-C as a Mission Specialist.
- January 28, 1986 – Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission – Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board.
- February 1, 1986 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- February 8, 1986 – Hinton train collision: Twenty-three people are killed when a VIA Rail passenger train collides with a 118-car Canadian National freight train near the town of Hinton, Alberta, west of Edmonton. It is the worst rail accident in Canada until the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec derailment in 2013 which killed forty-seven people.
- March 21, 1986 – Debi Thomas became the first African American to win the World Figure Skating Championships
- April 1, 1986 – Sector Kanda: Communist Party of Nepal (Mashal) cadres attacks a number of police stations in Kathmandu, seeking to incite a popular rebellion.
- July 6, 1986 – Davis Phinney becomes the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France.
- September 6, 1986 – In Istanbul, two terrorists from Abu Nidal’s organization kill 22 and wound six inside the Neve Shalom Synagogue during Shabbat services.
- September 7, 1986 – Desmond Tutu becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa.
- December 19, 1986 – Mikhail Gorbachev, leader of the Soviet Union, releases Andrei Sakharov and his wife from exile in Gorky.
Who Were Born On 1986?
- January 7, 1986 – Jinxx, American guitarist (Black Veil Brides and The Dreaming)
- January 14, 1986 – Kouhei Takeda, Japanese actor, entertainer, and model
- February 19, 1986 – Marta Vieira da Silva, Brazilian footballer
- March 4, 1986 – José Antonio Olvera, Mexican footballer
- March 16, 1986 – Toney Douglas, American basketball player
- May 14, 1986 – Camila Sodi, Mexican actress and singer
- August 22, 1986 – Monsieur Adi, French DJ and producer
- October 1, 1986 – Jurnee Smollett, American actress
- October 13, 1986 – Sergio Pérez Moya, Mexican footballer
- October 24, 1986 – John Ruddy, English footballer