Historical Events In 1985
Sunday, 25 September 2022
Nov 09 Gary Kasparov (USSR) becomes World Chess Champion at age of 22 in the year 1985.
Nov 09 Helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 10 Pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident in the year 1985.
Nov 10 On this day in history pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Phila Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident
Nov 12 STS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1985 the province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating
Nov 13 On this day in history nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, kills 25,000
Nov 14 On this day in history armero tragedy in Colombia killing 23,000 people
Nov 15 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Nov 16 John J Sparkmann, (Sen-D-Ala), dies at 85 in the year 1985.
Nov 17 Jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81 in the year 1985.
Nov 19 Lall Singh, cricketer (Test for India 1932), dies on this day in history.
Nov 19 President Reagan andSoviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time in the year 1985.
Nov 20 In the year 1985 bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65
Nov 21 Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies in the year 1985.
Nov 22 In the year 1985 columbia moves to the Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 61-C
Nov 22 Lee Iacocca, the CEO of the Chrysler Corporation, presided over the largest swearing-in ceremony for new U.S. citizens in American history in the year 1985.
Nov 22 On this day in history microsoft signed an agreement with Apple, allowing Microsoft to copy visual characteristics of Apple's Macintosh in its Microsoft Windows software.
Nov 23 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijacked Egyptair jet in Malta in the year 1985.
Nov 23 Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1985 cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67
Nov 26 On this day in history 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched
Nov 26 On this day in history ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87
Nov 27 Republic of Ireland gains consultative role in Northern Ireland on this day in history.
Nov 28 Fernand Braudel, French historian, dies at 83 in the year 1985.
Nov 29 Rik Jacobs, Flemish stage manager, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 02 Alex Courtney, actor (Sword of Justice), dies in the year 1985.
Dec 03 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 1985 sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70
Dec 04 Marcel Boereboom, Belgian musicologist, dies at 83 in the year 1985.
Dec 04 On this day in history president Reagan appoints Vice Admiral John Poindexter as security adviser
Dec 05 Beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1985 dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time
Dec 06 In the year 1985 burleigh Grimes, US baseball pitcher, dies at 92