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Historical Events In 1985

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jun 10   On this day in history the Israeli army ends its 1,099 day occupation of Lebanon.  

Jun 11   In the year 1985 karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31  

Jun 14   Lebanese Shiite Moslem gunmen hijack TWA 847 after Athens' takeoff on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1985 en route to Halley's Comet, USSR's Vega 2 drops lander on Venus  

Jun 15   Len Hopwood, cricketer (took 0-155 in two Tests Eng v Aust 1934), dies in the year 1985.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 launched  

Jun 17   Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

Jun 19   Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1985 american, Brazilian &West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele  

Jun 23   Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die on this day in history.  

Jun 24   18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth in the year 1985.  

Jun 24   Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-F on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history the motion picture " Cocoon", directed by Ron Howard, grossed some $7.9 million during its opening weekend across the country. "Cocoon", which had a brilliant cast, including screen legend Don Ameche, beat out "Rambo First Blood, Part II" starring Sylvester Stallone, in firstweekend receipts  

Jun 24   The motion picture " Cocoon", directed by Ron Howard, grossed some $7.9 million during its opening weekend across the country. "Cocoon", which had a brilliant cast, including screen legend Don Ameche, beat out "Rambo: First Blood, Part II" starring Sylvester Stallone, in firstweekend receipts in the year 1985.  

Jun 24   The wife of exiled Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn became a U.S. citizen in the year 1985.  

Jun 25   In the year 1985 fireworks factory near Hallett, OK explodes (21 die)  

Jun 27   In the year 1985 first hotel strike in NY  

Jun 28   On this day in history discovery ferried back to Kennedy Space Center via Bergstrom AFB, Tx  

Jun 28   On this day in history james Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74  

Jun 29   On this day in history nASA launches Intelsat VA  

Jun 29   In the year 1985 sTS 51-F vehicle moves to the launch pad  

Jun 29   Vancouver businessman Jimmy Pattison pays $2.229,000 for a yellow Rolls-Royce formerly owned by the Beatles on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1985 39 remaining hostages from Flight 847 are freed in Beirut  

Jun 30   James Dewar, inventor (Twinkie), dies in the year 1985.  

Jul 02   In the year 1985 european Space Agency launches Giotto to Halley's Comet  

Jul 02   In the year 1985 proto launched to Halley's Comet  

Jul 03   On this day in history cBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover  

Jul 03   On this day in history in the New Britian Region a 7.4 quake damage (VII), landslides and ground cracks on New Ireland and in the Rabaul area, New Britain. A 1.3-meter tsunami was observed in Rabaul's harbor  

Jul 04   John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history tinker Bell's nightly flight begins  

Jul 05   117ø F (47ø C), St George, Utah (state rec) (103ø spread, UT 1985) in the year 1985.  

Jul 05   In the year 1985 gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86  

Jul 05   In the year 1985 nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of the globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min  

Jul 07   Boris Becker at 17 beats Kevin Curren for Wimbeldon title on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1985

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl was born in the year 1985.  

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   Charlie Simpson, British pop singer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys) was born in the year 1985.  

Jul 12   Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer was born in the year 1985.  

Jul 12   In the year 1985 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   Lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history death of robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906  

Jan 06   In the year 1985 robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85  

Jan 07   Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

Jan 09   In the year 1985 don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died in the year 1985.  

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