Historical Events For 1985
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Jul 29 James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69 on this day in history.
Jul 30 In the year 1985 discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-I mission
Jul 31 In the year 1985 eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78
Aug 01 On this day in history 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
Aug 01 In the year 1985 frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia
Aug 01 Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92 in the year 1985.
Aug 01 NASA launches space vehicle S-209 in the year 1985.
Aug 02 In the year 1985 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
Aug 02 Frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79 in the year 1985.
Aug 02 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-209
Aug 04 Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 06 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.
Aug 07 Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.
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 Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72 on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million
Aug 11 In the year 1985 challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz
Aug 12 In the year 1985 japanese Boeing 747 crashes, 520 die (worst in-flight toll)
Aug 12 In the year 1985 marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86
Aug 13 Marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86
Aug 15 In the year 1985 richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68
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 Japan launches its 2nd probe of Halley's Comet, Suisei on this day in history.
Aug 20 Harchand Singh Longowai, Sikh leader, shot by Sikh extremists in the year 1985.
Aug 20 In the year 1985 israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of the US
Aug 21 In the year 1985 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
Aug 21 In the year 1985 premier Neville Wran ratifies legislation in NSW to make AIDS a notifiable disease.
Aug 22 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies in the year 1985.