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Historical Events In 1985

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Oct 10   In the year 1985 orson Welles actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 70  

Oct 10   Orson Welles, actor/dir (Citizen Kane), dies of heart attack at 70 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history uS fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody  

Oct 10   Yul Brynner actor (King & I), dies of cancer at 70 in the year 1985.  

Oct 11   In the year 1985 atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB  

Oct 11   Pres Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands in the year 1985.  

Oct 11   Tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer in the year 1985.  

Oct 12   Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61A mission on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Intl Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize in the year 1985.  

Oct 12   On this day in history johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75  

Oct 13   Jack Wilson, cricketer (Test for Australia, 0-39 & 1-25, DNB), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1985 on Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath's #12, beat Miami 23-7  

Oct 15   Meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72 in the year 1985.  

Oct 15   On this day in history shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds  

Oct 15   In the year 1985 shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit  

Oct 16   On this day in history claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78  

Oct 16   In the year 1985 intel introduces 32-bit 80386 microcomputer chip(more power more power!!)  

Oct 18   Benjamin Moloisi, South African poet/Anc'er, hanged at 30 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67 in the year 1985.  

Oct 25   Kosmos 1700 communications satellite placed in geostationary orbit on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1985 montreal constable Jacinthe Fyfe is the first Canadian female police officer killed on duty.  

Oct 26   The Mutijuli Aboriginal Community is granted freehold title to Ayers Rock and the Uluru National Park in the Northern Territory on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1985 thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's  

Oct 29   John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82 in the year 1985.  

Oct 30   On this day in history 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61-A)-Challenger 9-launched  

Oct 30   On this day in history kirby Grant, actor/singer (Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74  

Nov 01   On this day in history phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73  

Nov 03   Two French agents found guilty of sinking the Greenpeace ship 'Rainbow Warrior' on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61A) -Challenger 9- lands at Edwards AFB  

Nov 06   Exploratory well at Ranger TX, explodes spilling 6.3 m gallons of oil in the year 1985.  

Nov 06   General Jaruzelski elected Poland's head of state in the year 1985.  

Nov 06   In the year 1985 joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44  

Nov 07   Colombian troops end 27-hr siege of Bogota's Palace of Justice in the year 1985.  

Nov 08   Atlantis moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-B mission 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   Tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   Charlie Simpson, British pop singer was born in the year 1985.  

Jul 08   In the year 1985 birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   In the year 1985 birth of luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer  

Jul 12   Natasha Poly, Russian supermodel was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1985

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905) died in the year 1985.  

Jan 03   On this day in history lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93  

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   On this day in history robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85  

Jan 07   On this day in history johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67  

Jan 09   Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1985 death of anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)  

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