Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Sep 17 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident in the year 1985.
Sep 17 On this day in history soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
Sep 19 9,500 die in Mexico's earthquake (6.9) on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1985 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 On this day in history walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest
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 on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1985 rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill
Sep 23 On this day in history mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72
Sep 24 In the year 1985 apollo Computer Inc. lays off 300 employees
Sep 24 Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m) on this day in history.
Sep 25 Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India in the year 1985.
Sep 25 Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1985.
Sep 27 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83
Sep 28 In the year 1985 nASA launches Intelsat VA
Sep 29 First of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies in the year 1985.
Sep 30 In the year 1985 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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1985 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 In the year 1985 lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters
Oct 07 PLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro in the year 1985.
Oct 08 Leon Klinghoffer, hijackers of Achille Lauro, threw him off boat on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history hijackers of the cruise liner Achille Lauro surrender after the ship arrives in Port Said, Egypt.