Historical Events Happened In 1985
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Nov 09 On this day in history gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22
Nov 09 Helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident in the year 1985.
Nov 10 Pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Phila Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident in the year 1985.
Nov 12 STS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad in the year 1985.
Nov 12 The province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating on this day in history.
Nov 13 Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000 on this day in history.
Nov 15 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 in the year 1985.
Nov 16 In the year 1985 john J Sparkmann, (Sen-D-Ala), dies at 85
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 President Reagan andSoviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time on this day in history.
Nov 20 Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Nov 21 Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies in the year 1985.
Nov 22 In the year 1985 columbia moves to the Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C
Nov 22 Lee Iacocca, the CEO of the Chrysler Corporation, presided over the largest swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens in American history on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1985 microsoft signed an agreement with Apple, allowing Microsoft to copy visual characteristics of Apple's Macintosh in its Microsoft Windows software.
Nov 23 In the year 1985 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta
Nov 23 On this day in history retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China
Nov 24 In the year 1985 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 On this day in history ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
Nov 27 On this day in history republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland
Nov 28 Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Nov 29 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 02 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies in the year 1985.
Dec 03 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
Dec 04 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1985 president Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser
Dec 05 On this day in history beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court
Dec 05 On this day in history dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time
Dec 06 Burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92 in the year 1985.
Dec 06 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 in the year 1985.