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  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 28, 1986

    Nuclear Power

    Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 28, 1986

    The Palo Verde Generating Station is a nuclear power plant located near Tonopah, Arizona,[5] in western Arizona. It is located about 45 miles (72 km) due west of downtown Phoenix, Arizona, and it is located near the Gila River, which is dry save for the rainy season in late summer. The Palo Verde Generating Station is the largest power plant in the United States by net generation.




  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 26, 1986

    Microsoft

    Microsoft Moved Its Headquarters To Redmond

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 26, 1986

    Microsoft moved its headquarters from Bellevue to Redmond, Washington, on February 26, 1986.




  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 13, 1986

    Microsoft

    Public Company

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 13, 1986

    On March 13, Microsoft went public (Public Company).




  • Los Angeles, U.S.
    Monday Mar 24, 1986

    Robin Williams

    Co-hosting the academy award

    Los Angeles, U.S.
    Monday Mar 24, 1986

    In 1986, Williams co-hosted the 58th Academy Awards.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 1, 1986

    Ted Bundy

    Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals stayed it indefinitely and remanded the Chi Omega case for review on multiple technicalities

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 1, 1986

    Less than 15 hours before the scheduled July 2 execution, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals stayed it indefinitely and remanded the Chi Omega case for review on multiple technicalities—including Bundy's mental competency to stand trial, and an erroneous instruction by the trial judge during the penalty phase requiring the jury to break a 6–6 tie between life imprisonment and the death penalty—which, ultimately, were never resolved.




  • Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 20, 1986

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Edmond Post Office Shooting

    Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 20, 1986

    The Edmond post office shooting occurred in Edmond, Oklahoma, on August 20, 1986. During a deadly rampage that lasted less than fifteen minutes, postal worker Patrick Sherrill pursued and shot twenty co-workers, killing fourteen of them, before committing suicide. Sherrill's attack inspired the American phrase "going postal".




  • U.S.
    Monday Nov 17, 1986

    Ted Bundy

    Eleventh Circuit Court issued a stay on November 17

    U.S.
    Monday Nov 17, 1986

    A new date (November 18, 1986) was then set to carry out the Leach sentence; the Eleventh Circuit Court issued a stay on November 17.


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