Historical Events In 1985
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Aug 23 In the Southern Xinjiang, China region a 7.3 quake killed at least 71, 162 injured, about 15,000 homeless and about 85 percent of the buildings destroyed in the Wuqia-Shufu area on this day in history.
Aug 23 Paul Hornung awarded $1,160,000 by a Louisville court against NCAA who barred him as a college football analyst for betting on games in the year 1985.
Aug 23 In the year 1985 said Aouita of Morroco sets the 1.5k record (3 29.46) in Berlin
Aug 23 On this day in history said Aouita of Morroco sets the 1.5k record (3:29.46) in Berlin
Aug 24 Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Aug 24 STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1985 samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13
Aug 25 On this day in history sTS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem
Aug 26 In the year 1985 pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76
Aug 26 Ryan White, the 13-year-old AIDS patient barred from attending school in Kokomo, Indiana, begins attending middle school via computer on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-launched
Aug 28 Launch of Aussat, Australia's first domestic communications satellite on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1985 ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88
Aug 29 Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history night Stalker suspect that terrorized S Calif captured in East LA
Sep 01 After 73 years the wreck of the 'Titanic' is found by Dr Robert Ballard in the year 1985.
Sep 01 US-French expedition locates wreckage of Titanic off Newfoundland on this day in history.
Sep 02 A joint US-French expedition locates the wreckage of the ill-fated HMS Titanic on this day in history.
Sep 02 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Sep 03 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-returns to Earth on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73
Sep 04 In the year 1985 george O'Brien, actor (Daniel Boone, Salute), dies of a stroke at 85
Sep 06 In the year 1985 jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
Sep 08 On this day in history "USA Weekend's" 1st issue, appears in 255 newspapers
Sep 08 On this day in history 7 die in a car &train crash in San Jose Calif
Sep 08 On this day in history discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
Sep 10 In the year 1985 alexa Kenin, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), dies at 23
Sep 11 Intl Cometary Explorer (ISEE 3) passes Giacobini-Zinner by 7900 km on this day in history.
Sep 11 William Alwyn, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 1985 flight readiness firing of Atlantis' main engines; 20 seconds
Sep 13 Dane Rudhyar, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1985.
Sep 13 In the year 1985 john Williams introduces the new Today Show theme
Sep 14 In the year 1985 eli Hosen is born