Historical Events For 1985
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Nov 09 Gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22 in the year 1985.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Phila Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident
Nov 12 STS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad in the year 1985.
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 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 on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1985 jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81
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 in the year 1985.
Nov 21 In the year 1985 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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched
Nov 26 Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland
Nov 28 On this day in history fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83
Nov 29 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71 in the year 1985.
Dec 02 On this day in history alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
Dec 03 On this day in history 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB
Dec 03 On this day in history sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
Dec 04 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83 in the year 1985.
Dec 04 President Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser on this day in history.
Dec 05 Beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history 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.