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.