Historical Events In 1985
Friday, 18 September 2020
Sep 17 In the year 1985 laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident
Sep 17 On this day in history soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
Sep 19 On this day in history 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 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players in the year 1985.
Sep 20 Walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest in the year 1985.
Sep 21 Michael Spinks becomes first light heavyweight to defeat the reigning heavyweight champion, he defeats Larry Holmes in the year 1985.
Sep 22 On this day in history axel Springer, German newspaper magnate (Bild Zeitung), dies at 73
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 in the year 1985.
Sep 23 On this day in history 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 Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast in the year 1985.
Sep 27 On this day in history lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83
Sep 28 NASA launches Intelsat VA on this day in history.
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 in the year 1985.
Oct 02 In the year 1985 george Savalas actor (Kojak), dies at 58
Oct 02 On this day in history george Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58
Oct 02 Rock Hudson actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies at 59 of aids in the year 1985.
Oct 02 Sidney Clute actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history 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 Shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley in the year 1985.
Oct 05 On this day in history grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game
Oct 07 First Space Shuttle Mission (51-J)-Atlantis 1 lands at Edwards AFB in the year 1985.
Oct 07 Lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters in the year 1985.
Oct 07 In the year 1985 pLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro
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 on this day in history.