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Historical Events In 1985

Sunday, 17 October 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   In the year 1985 paul Hornung awarded $1,160,000 by a Louisville court against NCAA who barred him as a college football analyst for betting on games  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78  

Aug 24   STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13 in the year 1985.  

Aug 25   STS 51-I scrubbed at T -9m because of an onboard computer problem on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Ryan White, the 13-year-old AIDS patient barred from attending school in Kokomo, Indiana, begins attending middle school via computer in the year 1985.  

Aug 27   In the year 1985 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-launched  

Aug 28   On this day in history launch of Aussat, Australia's first domestic communications satellite  

Aug 28   Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88 in the year 1985.  

Aug 29   Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history atlantis moves to launch pad for the 51-J mission  

Aug 31   Night Stalker suspect that terrorized S Calif captured in East LA in the year 1985.  

Sep 01   After 73 years the wreck of the 'Titanic' is found by Dr Robert Ballard in the year 1985.  

Sep 01   In the year 1985 uS-French expedition locates wreckage of Titanic off Newfoundland  

Sep 02   In the year 1985 a joint US-French expedition locates the wreckage of the ill-fated HMS Titanic.  

Sep 02   Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-returns to Earth  

Sep 03   On this day in history joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73  

Sep 04   On this day in history george O'Brien, actor (Daniel Boone, Salute), dies of a stroke at 85  

Sep 06   On this day in history jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia  

Sep 08   "USA Weekend's" 1st issue, appears in 255 newspapers on this day in history.  

Sep 08   7 die in a car &train crash in San Jose Calif in the year 1985.  

Sep 08   Discovery flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Alexa Kenin, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), dies at 23 in the year 1985.  

Sep 11   Intl Cometary Explorer (ISEE 3) passes Giacobini-Zinner by 7900 km in the year 1985.  

Sep 11   In the year 1985 william Alwyn, composer, dies at 79  

Sep 12   Flight readiness firing of Atlantis' main engines; 20 seconds on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Dane Rudhyar, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1985.  

Sep 13   On this day in history john Williams introduces the new Today Show theme  

Sep 14   On this day in history eli Hosen is born  

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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 in the year 1985.  

May 22   Caridee English, American Model was born on this day in history.  

May 22   Marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1985 birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

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

Jul 12   Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel was born on this day in history.  

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   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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

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