Historical Events In 1985
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jul 29 James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69 in the year 1985.
Jul 30 Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-I mission in the year 1985.
Jul 31 On this day in history eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78
Aug 01 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo in the year 1985.
Aug 01 Frank Faylen vaudevillian, dies at 79 of pneumonia in the year 1985.
Aug 01 On this day in history joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
Aug 01 NASA launches space vehicle S-209 on this day in history.
Aug 02 On this day in history 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
Aug 02 In the year 1985 frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79
Aug 02 In the year 1985 nASA launches space vehicle S-209
Aug 04 Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1985.
Aug 05 In the year 1985 flexible-wing glider altitude record set
Aug 05 Theodore Sturgeon, sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar), dies at 67 in the year 1985.
Aug 06 On this day in history 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB
Aug 07 Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1985 japan launches Planet A, a probe to Halley's comet
Aug 08 Louise Brooks, actress (Pandora's Box), dies of a heart attack at 78 in the year 1985.
Aug 10 In the year 1985 kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72
Aug 10 In the year 1985 michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million
Aug 11 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1985 japanese Boeing 747 crashes, 520 die (worst in-flight toll)
Aug 12 In the year 1985 marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86
Aug 13 Marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Aug 14 Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68
Aug 16 Singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn in the year 1985.
Aug 17 In the year 1985 dave Kingman hits his 400th HR
Aug 17 In the year 1985 rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India
Aug 19 In the year 1985 japan launches its 2nd probe of Halley's Comet, Suisei
Aug 20 In the year 1985 harchand Singh Longowai, Sikh leader, shot by Sikh extremists
Aug 20 Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of the US in the year 1985.
Aug 21 In the year 1985 near Coast of Northern Peru a 6.3 quake injured at least 100 people, 60 homes destroyed and damage to other buildings in the Chimbote area
Aug 21 On this day in history premier Neville Wran ratifies legislation in NSW to make AIDS a notifiable disease.
Aug 22 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies in the year 1985.