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Historical Events In 1985

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

Jun 14   On this day in history lebanese Shiite Moslem gunmen hijack TWA 847 after Athens' takeoff  

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 in the year 1985.  

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

Jun 23   Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die in the year 1985.  

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

Jun 24   Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-F in the year 1985.  

Jun 24   In the year 1985 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 25   On this day in history fireworks factory near Hallett, OK explodes (21 die)  

Jun 27   First hotel strike in NY on this day in history.  

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

Jun 28   James Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74 in the year 1985.  

Jun 29   NASA launches Intelsat VA on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 30   39 remaining hostages from Flight 847 are freed in Beirut on this day in history.  

Jun 30   James Dewar, inventor (Twinkie), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history european Space Agency launches Giotto to Halley's Comet  

Jul 02   Proto launched to Halley's Comet on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1985 cBS announces a 21% stock buy-back to thwart Ted Turner's takeover  

Jul 03   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 in the year 1985.  

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   In the year 1985 117ø F (47ø C), St George, Utah (state rec) (103ø spread, UT 1985)  

Jul 05   On this day in history gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86  

Jul 05   Nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of the globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min on this day in history.  

Jul 07   In the year 1985 boris Becker at 17 beats Kevin Curren for Wimbeldon title  

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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   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   Caridee English, American Model was born in the year 1985.  

May 22   On this day in history birth of marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player  

Jun 07   Charlie Simpson, British pop singer was born in the year 1985.  

Jul 08   Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 09   On this day in history don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies  

Jan 10   In the year 1985 death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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