The timestream.
years: 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

(stardates from 1986.0, or reference stardate -1/86)

decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century

1986 was, on Earth's calendar, the 87th year of the 20th century, and the seventh year of the 1980s decade. Although this was a time period before Human formulation of stardates, this era begins with stardate 1986.0[1] or reference stardate -1/86[2].

Events[edit | edit source]

28 January 
The space shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after liftoff, killing all seven crew members.[3]
10 June 
A. Bartlett Oiamatti becomes president of professional baseball's National League.[3][7]
5 July 
When Jeffrey Carlson, who was present at the interrogation of the Ferengi that crashed in Area 51 in July 1947, gets a hold of the Klingon disruptor and the communicator that Chekov leaves behind on the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), he has his protégé, Shannon O'Donnel examine it. However, before she arrives to do so, she is stopped by Gary Seven, who tells her that mankind is not yet ready for such technology.[8]

Politics[edit | edit source]

People[edit | edit source]

Births and deaths[edit | edit source]

28 January
17 February 
Tommy Raymond is born.[9]
28 March 
Lady Gaga is born.[3]
11 June 
Chesley Bonestell dies.[3]
8 July 
Hyman Rickover dies.[3]
26 July 
Averell Harriman dies.[3]
10 October 
Anastasia Komananov dies.[10]

Appendices[edit | edit source]

References and notes[edit | edit source]

Stories[edit | edit source]

Title Series Date Media Notes Image
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Chapters 5-12
The Original Series June 25-27, 1986 movie
Dating of HMS Bounty's arrival in 20th century established in TOS novel Elusive Salvation. VoyageHome.jpg
Elusive Salvation

"One Last Thing": Chapter 32
The Original Series June 25, 1986 novel Roberta Lincoln is alerted to arrival of Admiral Kirk's stolen Klingon Blird-of-Prey in the year 1986. Elusive Salvation cover.jpg
Strange New Worlds VI

Whales Weep Not
The Original Series 1986 short story Strange new worlds 6.jpg
The Eugenics Wars

The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 1

Chapters 31-33
The Original Series July 5 - October 10, 1986 novel Khan1.jpg

Releases[edit | edit source]

"Return to Axanar".

January[edit | edit source]

February[edit | edit source]

March[edit | edit source]

April[edit | edit source]

May[edit | edit source]


June[edit | edit source]

July[edit | edit source]

August[edit | edit source]

September[edit | edit source]

October[edit | edit source]

November[edit | edit source]

"Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home".

26 November

December[edit | edit source]

The Voyage Home.

Connections[edit | edit source]

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