Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Jan 17 In the year 1985 azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England)
Jan 18 In the year 1985 mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Moslem leader, hanged at 76
Jan 18 US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous promise in the year 1985.
Jan 19 "Born In The USA" by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #9 in the year 1985.
Jan 19 In the year 1985 4 die in a car & train crash in Buda IL
Jan 20 Cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27ºF (-33ºC) in Chicago) in the year 1985.
Jan 20 In the year 1985 jo Juda, Dutch musician, dies at 75
Jan 21 -19ºF (-28ºC), Caesar's Head SC (state record) on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history -34ºF (-37ºC), Mt Mitchell NC (state record)
Jan 21 Barbara Cowsill, rocker (Cowsills), dies of emphysema on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1985 bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java
Jan 21 On this day in history dennis Potvin ties Bobby Orr's career record of 270 NHL goals
Jan 22 On this day in history a cold wave damaged 90 percent of the Florida citrus crop.
Jan 23 Britains House of Lords debate first televised on this day in history.
Jan 24 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1985 penny Harrington is sworn in as the first woman police chief of a major American city (Portland, OR).
Jan 24 In the year 1985 the space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission
Jan 25 "We are the World" is recorded on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history test debut of Wasim Akram, vs New Zealand at Auckland (2-105)
Jan 26 On this day in history 42th Golden Globes Amadeus wins
Jan 26 In the year 1985 edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season
Jan 26 In the year 1985 james Cameron, journalist, dies
Jan 27 On this day in history 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 returns to Earth
Jan 29 Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th point of season in game 39 on this day in history.
Jan 29 New Brunswick Premier Richard Hatfield found not guilty of possession of marijuana, claims it was planted? on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1985 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 in the year 1985.
Jan 31 South African President PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence on this day in history.
Feb 01 -61ºF (-52ºC), Maybell CO (state record) on this day in history.
Feb 01 -69ºF (-56ºC), Peter's Sink UT (state record) on this day in history.
Feb 01 Azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 vs England) in the year 1985.
Feb 01 US female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin in the year 1985.
Feb 02 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano in the year 1985.
Feb 03 In the year 1985 "Harrigan 'n Hart" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances