Historical Events For 1985
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Jul 29 In the year 1985 james F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69
Jul 30 In the year 1985 discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-I mission
Jul 31 Eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78 in the year 1985.
Aug 01 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo on this day in history.
Aug 01 In the year 1985 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia
Aug 01 On this day in history joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
Aug 01 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-209
Aug 02 In the year 1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
Aug 02 On this day in history frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79
Aug 02 In the year 1985 nASA launches space vehicle S-209
Aug 04 In the year 1985 zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65
Aug 05 In the year 1985 flexible-wing glider altitude record set
Aug 05 Theodore Sturgeon, sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar), dies at 67 in the year 1985.
Aug 06 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1985 grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58
Aug 08 Japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley's comet in the year 1985.
Aug 08 On this day in history louise Brooks, actress (Pandora's Box), dies of a heart attack at 78
Aug 10 On this day in history kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72
Aug 10 Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million in the year 1985.
Aug 11 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1985 japanese Boeing 747 crashes, 520 die (worst in-flight toll)
Aug 12 Marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1985.
Aug 13 On this day in history marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67
Aug 14 Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86 in the year 1985.
Aug 15 Richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn
Aug 17 Dave Kingman hits his 400th HR on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1985 rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India
Aug 19 In the year 1985 japan launches its 2nd probe of Halley's Comet, Suisei
Aug 20 Harchand Singh Longowai, Sikh leader, shot by Sikh extremists on this day in history.
Aug 20 Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of the US on this day in history.
Aug 21 Near Coast of Northern Peru a 6.3 quake injured at least 100 people, 60 homes destroyed and damage to other buildings in the Chimbote area on this day in history.
Aug 21 Premier Neville Wran ratifies legislation in NSW to make AIDS a notifiable disease on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1985 ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies