Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Feb 04 In the year 1985 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture
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 On this day in history "New York, New York" became the official anthem of New York NY
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 First-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica vs Barbados on this day in history.
Feb 08 Marvin Miller, actor (Michael Anthony-Millionaire), dies at 71 in the year 1985.
Feb 08 Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea in the year 1985.
Feb 08 The Dukes of Hazzard ended its 6-1/2 year run on CBS television\ on this day in history.
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 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-E mission in the year 1985.
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 in the year 1985.
Feb 11 In the year 1985 jordan king Hussein & PLO leader Arafat sign accord
Feb 11 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1985 dow Jones closes at 1297.92 (record high) after topping 1300 earlier
Feb 13 Polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders on this day in history.
Feb 14 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut in the year 1985.
Feb 15 STS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad in the year 1985.
Feb 15 World chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23 in the year 1985.
Feb 16 Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Feb 16 Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history wanda Perry, actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67
Feb 19 On this day in history 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain
Feb 19 In the year 1985 aDM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy
Feb 19 Canned &bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola in the year 1985.
Feb 19 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies in the year 1985.
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 in the year 1985.
Feb 21 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47 on this day in history.