Historical Events For 1985
Thursday, 19 January 2017
Nov 09 Gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22 on this day in history.
Nov 09 On this day in history helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81
Nov 10 Pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident in the year 1985.
Nov 10 In the year 1985 pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Phila Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident
Nov 12 In the year 1985 sTS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad
Nov 12 The province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating in the year 1985.
Nov 13 In the year 1985 nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000
Nov 15 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 in the year 1985.
Nov 16 John J Sparkmann, (Sen-D-Ala), dies at 85 in the year 1985.
Nov 17 Jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 19 Lall Singh, cricketer (Test for India 1932), dies on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1985 president Reagan andSoviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time
Nov 20 Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies
Nov 22 Columbia moves to the Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C in the year 1985.
Nov 22 In the year 1985 lee Iacocca, the CEO of the Chrysler Corporation, presided over the largest swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens in American history
Nov 22 Microsoft signed an agreement with Apple, allowing Microsoft to copy visual characteristics of Apple's Macintosh in its Microsoft Windows software on this day in history.
Nov 23 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta in the year 1985.
Nov 23 On this day in history retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China
Nov 24 On this day in history cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67
Nov 26 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched in the year 1985.
Nov 26 In the year 1985 ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
Nov 27 In the year 1985 republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland
Nov 28 In the year 1985 fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83
Nov 29 On this day in history rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71
Dec 02 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB
Dec 03 Sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70 in the year 1985.
Dec 04 On this day in history marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83
Dec 04 In the year 1985 president Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser
Dec 05 In the year 1985 beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court
Dec 05 In the year 1985 dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time
Dec 06 In the year 1985 burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92
Dec 06 In the year 1985 john Cougar Mellencamp promised 24,000 people at a New York City concert that he would refund their $17.50 tickets. A power outage had caused a 20-minute interruption during this, his debut concert.