Historical Events In 1985
Friday, 14 May 2021
Feb 04 On this day in history 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture
Feb 04 On this day in history naval exercises canceled when US refuses to tell New Zealand of nuclear weapons
Feb 06 In the year 1985 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 in the year 1985.
Feb 07 On this day in history albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83
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 On this day in history 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 -61ºF (-52ºC), Maybell CO (state record) in the year 1985.
Feb 10 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-E mission on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 11 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history jordan king Hussein & PLO leader Arafat sign accord
Feb 11 Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, New Zealand still wins in the year 1985.
Feb 12 Defence Minister Robert Coates resigns news reports reveal he visited a nightclub featuring nude dancers and prostitutes while on ministry business in West Germany in the year 1985.
Feb 12 Nicholas Colssanto, actor (Coach-Cheers), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Feb 13 Dow Jones closes at 1297.92 (record high) after topping 1300 earlier in the year 1985.
Feb 13 In the year 1985 polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders
Feb 14 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut in the year 1985.
Feb 15 On this day in history sTS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad
Feb 15 In the year 1985 world chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23
Feb 16 In the year 1985 larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69
Feb 16 Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion on this day in history.
Feb 17 Wanda Perry, actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67 in the year 1985.
Feb 19 In the year 1985 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain
Feb 19 ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy in the year 1985.
Feb 19 Canned &bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola on this day in history.
Feb 19 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies in the year 1985.
Feb 19 In the year 1985 mickey Mouse welcomed in China
Feb 20 Clarence Nash, voice (Donald Duck), dies at 80 of leukemia, in Calif on this day in history.
Feb 21 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47 in the year 1985.