Historical Events For 1985
Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Nov 09 In the year 1985 gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22
Nov 09 In the year 1985 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 on this day in history.
Nov 13 Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000 on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90
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 in the year 1985.
Nov 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1985.
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 In the year 1985 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 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched on this day in history.
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 in the year 1985.
Nov 28 Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83 in the year 1985.
Nov 29 On this day in history rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71
Dec 02 In the year 1985 alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies
Dec 03 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB in the year 1985.
Dec 03 In the year 1985 sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
Dec 04 In the year 1985 marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83
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 in the year 1985.
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.