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Historical Events Happened In 1985

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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 in the year 1985.  

Nov 10   In the year 1985 pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident  

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   In the year 1985 the province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies  

Nov 22   In the year 1985 columbia moves to the Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C  

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   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   58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta in the year 1985.  

Nov 23   Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China on this day in history.  

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   Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87 in the year 1985.  

Nov 27   In the year 1985 republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland  

Nov 28   Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83 in the year 1985.  

Nov 29   Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71 in the year 1985.  

Dec 02   Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1985.  

Dec 04   President Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser in the year 1985.  

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   In the year 1985 burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1985

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   In the year 1985 birth of ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl  

May 22   In the year 1985 birth of tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer  

May 22   On this day in history birth of caridee English, American Model  

May 22   In the year 1985 birth of marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

Jul 08   On this day in history birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of natasha Poly, Russian supermodel  

Famous Deaths In 1985

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905)  

Jan 03   In the year 1985 lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93  

Jan 04   Brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died in the year 1985.  

Jan 06   On this day in history robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85  

Jan 07   On this day in history johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67  

Jan 09   Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)