Historical Events For 1985
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Jan 01 Actress Judith Light (Who's the Boss) marries Robert Desiderio (Knots Landing) on this day in history.
Jan 01 International Youth Year begins in the year 1985.
Jan 01 US's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY) in the year 1985.
Jan 02 90th hat trick in Islander history-Brent Sutter on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history australia beat West Indies by innings at SCG, Bob Holland 10 match wickets
Jan 02 Egyptian President Mubarak re-appoints Coptic pope Shenuda III on this day in history.
Jan 02 Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score in the year 1985.
Jan 02 In the year 1985 undefeated Brigham Young University becomes college football champion
Jan 03 On this day in history israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews
Jan 03 In the year 1985 lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93
Jan 04 Brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1985 discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission
Jan 05 Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85
Jan 07 Japanese space probe Sakigake launched to Halley's comet in the year 1985.
Jan 07 In the year 1985 johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67
Jan 07 Lou Brock &Hoyt Wilhelm, elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame in the year 1985.
Jan 08 In the year 1985 japan launches Sakigake space probe to Halley's Comet
Jan 09 In the year 1985 calgary Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out
Jan 09 On this day in history don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies
Jan 09 On this day in history the Calgary Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out
Jan 10 Daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as President of Nicaragua on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history 99-year-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course
Jan 13 Carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42 in the year 1985.
Jan 13 In the year 1985 express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428
Jan 14 16 indicted by US for granting sanctuary to Central American refugees on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history british pound (£) sinks to record low-$1.11
Jan 14 In the year 1985 jetta Goudal, French actress (White Gold), dies at 86
Jan 14 On this day in history martina Navratilova is 3rd to win 100 tennis tournaments (Connors & Evert)
Jan 15 Civil rights activist Tancredo Neves elected president on this day in history.
Jan 15 Mike Gatting & Graeme Fowler both scores 200's vs India in the year 1985.
Jan 15 Rose Bottle is born on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history tancredo Neves becomes first elected President of Brazil in 21 years
Jan 16 In the year 1985 "Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds