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Historical Events In 1985

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 17   On this day in history azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England)  

Jan 18   Mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Moslem leader, hanged at 76 in the year 1985.  

Jan 18   In the year 1985 uS renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous promise  

Jan 19   On this day in history "Born In The USA" by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #9  

Jan 19   On this day in history 4 die in a car & train crash in Buda IL  

Jan 20   On this day in history cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27F (-33C) in Chicago)  

Jan 20   Jo Juda, Dutch musician, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   -19F (-28C), Caesar's Head SC (state record) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history -34F (-37C), Mt Mitchell NC (state record)  

Jan 21   Barbara Cowsill, rocker (Cowsills), dies of emphysema on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java in the year 1985.  

Jan 21   Dennis Potvin ties Bobby Orr's career record of 270 NHL goals in the year 1985.  

Jan 22   A cold wave damaged 90 percent of the Florida citrus crop on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Britains House of Lords debate first televised in the year 1985.  

Jan 24   15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched in the year 1985.  

Jan 24   Penny Harrington is sworn in as the first woman police chief of a major American city (Portland, OR) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   The space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission on this day in history.  

Jan 25   "We are the World" is recorded on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Test debut of Wasim Akram, vs New Zealand at Auckland (2-105) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   42th Golden Globes Amadeus wins in the year 1985.  

Jan 26   Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season on this day in history.  

Jan 26   James Cameron, journalist, dies in the year 1985.  

Jan 27   In the year 1985 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 returns to Earth  

Jan 29   On this day in history jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th point of season in game 39  

Jan 29   New Brunswick Premier Richard Hatfield found not guilty of possession of marijuana, claims it was planted? in the year 1985.  

Jan 30   On this day in history in Ottawa Federal government states that metric measurement will continue to be mandatory, but retailers can use the imperial system at the same time(typically Canadian)  

Jan 30   Ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   South African President PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history -61F (-52C), Maybell CO (state record)  

Feb 01   -69F (-56C), Peter's Sink UT (state record) in the year 1985.  

Feb 01   Azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 vs England) in the year 1985.  

Feb 01   In the year 1985 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin  

Feb 02   US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano in the year 1985.  

Feb 03   On this day in history "Harrigan 'n Hart" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances  

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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   On this day in history birth of tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer  

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   Jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer was born in the year 1985.  

Jul 12   In the year 1985 birth of natasha Poly, Russian supermodel  

Famous Deaths In 1985

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1985 death of kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89  

Jan 05   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died in the year 1985.  

Jan 06   In the year 1985 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 in the year 1985.  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died in the year 1985.  

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