Historical Events In 1985
Sunday, 28 February 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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Bruce Morris, Marshall University, makes a 92' 5¼" basketball shot in the year 1985.
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 Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea on this day in history.
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 -61ºF (-52ºC), Maybell CO (state record) on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1985 challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-E mission
Feb 10 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Feb 11 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1985 jordan king Hussein & PLO leader Arafat sign accord
Feb 11 In the year 1985 wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, New Zealand still wins
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 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history sTS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad
Feb 15 World chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23 on this day in history.
Feb 16 Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion
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 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 On this day in history 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.