Historical Events In 1985
Monday, 04 July 2022
Sep 17 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident in the year 1985.
Sep 17 In the year 1985 soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
Sep 19 9,500 die in Mexico's earthquake (6.9) in the year 1985.
Sep 19 In the year 1985 italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61
Sep 20 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1985 walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest
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 in the year 1985.
Sep 22 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ in the year 1985.
Sep 22 Rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill on this day in history.
Sep 23 In the year 1985 mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72
Sep 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1985 akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India
Sep 25 In the year 1985 albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88
Sep 27 On this day in history hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast
Sep 27 Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83 in the year 1985.
Sep 28 In the year 1985 nASA launches Intelsat VA
Sep 29 First of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1985 charles F Richter, US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85
Oct 01 Charlotte White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 02 George Savalas actor (Kojak), dies at 58 in the year 1985.
Oct 02 George Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 02 Rock Hudson actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies at 59 of aids in the year 1985.
Oct 02 On this day in history sidney Clute actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69
Oct 03 On this day in history charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68
Oct 04 In the year 1985 henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia
Oct 04 Shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley on this day in history.
Oct 05 Grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game in the year 1985.
Oct 07 On this day in history first Space Shuttle Mission (51-J)-Atlantis 1 lands at Edwards AFB
Oct 07 Lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters on this day in history.
Oct 07 PLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history leon Klinghoffer, hijackers of Achille Lauro, threw him off boat
Oct 09 Hijackers of the cruise liner Achille Lauro surrender after the ship arrives in Port Said, Egypt in the year 1985.