Historical Events In 1985
Monday, 28 September 2020
Feb 04 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture in the year 1985.
Feb 04 Naval exercises canceled when US refuses to tell New Zealand of nuclear weapons on this day in history.
Feb 06 On this day in history charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
Feb 07 "New York, New York" became the official anthem of New York NY on this day in history.
Feb 07 Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83 in the year 1985.
Feb 08 On this day in history bruce Morris, Marshall University, makes a 92' 5¼" basketball shot
Feb 08 In the year 1985 first-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica vs Barbados
Feb 08 On this day in history marvin Miller, actor (Michael Anthony-Millionaire), dies at 71
Feb 08 In the year 1985 opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea
Feb 08 In the year 1985 the Dukes of Hazzard ended its 6-1/2 year run on CBS television\
Feb 09 On this day in history madonna's "Like a Virgin," album goes #1 for 3 weeks
Feb 10 In the year 1985 -61ºF (-52ºC), Maybell CO (state record)
Feb 10 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-E mission on this day in history.
Feb 10 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1985.
Feb 11 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 11 Jordan king Hussein & PLO leader Arafat sign accord in the year 1985.
Feb 11 On this day in history wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, New Zealand still wins
Feb 12 On this day in history defence Minister Robert Coates resigns news reports reveal he visited a nightclub featuring nude dancers and prostitutes while on ministry business in West Germany
Feb 12 Nicholas Colssanto, actor (Coach-Cheers), dies at 61 in the year 1985.
Feb 13 Dow Jones closes at 1297.92 (record high) after topping 1300 earlier on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders
Feb 14 On this day in history hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut
Feb 15 STS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad in the year 1985.
Feb 15 On this day in history world chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23
Feb 16 On this day in history larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69
Feb 16 In the year 1985 livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion
Feb 17 Wanda Perry, actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Feb 19 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain in the year 1985.
Feb 19 ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1985 canned &bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola
Feb 19 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies on this day in history.
Feb 19 Mickey Mouse welcomed in China on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history clarence Nash, voice (Donald Duck), dies at 80 of leukemia, in Calif
Feb 21 On this day in history eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47