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Historical Events In 1985

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Sep 17   Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station  

Sep 19   In the year 1985 9,500 die in Mexico's earthquake (6.9)  

Sep 19   On this day in history italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61  

Sep 20   On this day in history curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players  

Sep 20   Walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest in the year 1985.  

Sep 21   On this day in history michael Spinks becomes first light heavyweight to defeat the reigning heavyweight champion, he defeats Larry Holmes  

Sep 22   Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate (Bild Zeitung), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ  

Sep 22   Rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1985 apollo Computer Inc. lays off 300 employees  

Sep 24   On this day in history fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m)  

Sep 25   On this day in history akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India  

Sep 25   Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1985.  

Sep 27   In the year 1985 hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast  

Sep 27   Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   NASA launches Intelsat VA on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1985 first of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies  

Sep 30   On this day in history charles F Richter, US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85  

Oct 01   In the year 1985 charlotte White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86  

Oct 02   George Savalas actor (Kojak), dies at 58 in the year 1985.  

Oct 02   On this day in history george Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58  

Oct 02   In the year 1985 rock Hudson actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies at 59 of aids  

Oct 02   In the year 1985 sidney Clute actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69  

Oct 03   In the year 1985 charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68  

Oct 04   On this day in history henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia  

Oct 04   On this day in history shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley  

Oct 05   Grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game in the year 1985.  

Oct 07   In the year 1985 first Space Shuttle Mission (51-J)-Atlantis 1 lands at Edwards AFB  

Oct 07   On this day in history lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters  

Oct 07   On this day in history pLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro  

Oct 08   Leon Klinghoffer, hijackers of Achille Lauro, threw him off boat on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Hijackers of the cruise liner Achille Lauro surrender after the ship arrives in Port Said, Egypt in the year 1985.  

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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 on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

Jul 08   On this day in history birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer  

Jul 12   Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel was born in the year 1985.  

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   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 in the year 1985.  

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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