Historical Events For 1985
Monday, 22 January 2018
Nov 09 Gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22 on this day in history.
Nov 09 Helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81 in the year 1985.
Nov 10 Pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident in the year 1985.
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating
Nov 13 In the year 1985 nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000
Nov 15 On this day in history spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90
Nov 16 On this day in history john J Sparkmann, (Sen-D-Ala), dies at 85
Nov 17 On this day in history jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81
Nov 19 In the year 1985 lall Singh, cricketer (Test for India 1932), dies
Nov 19 On this day in history president Reagan andSoviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time
Nov 20 In the year 1985 bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65
Nov 21 Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies on this day in history.
Nov 22 Columbia moves to the Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C on this day in history.
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 in the year 1985.
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 On this day in history 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta
Nov 23 Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China in the year 1985.
Nov 24 Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67 on this day in history.
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 Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland on this day in history.
Nov 28 Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1985 rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71
Dec 02 In the year 1985 alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
Dec 03 In the year 1985 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 President Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser on this day in history.
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 Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time in the year 1985.
Dec 06 Burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92 on this day in history.
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.