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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1985

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of ashley Alexandra Dupré, American singer and call girl  

May 22   On this day in history birth of tranquillo Barnetta, Swiss footballer  

May 22   Caridee English, American Model was born in the year 1985.  

May 22   On this day in history birth of marc-Antoine Pouliot, Canadian ice hockey player  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of charlie Simpson, British pop singer  

Jul 08   On this day in history birth of jamie Cook, British musician (Arctic Monkeys)  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of luiz Ejlli, Albanian singer  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of natasha Poly, Russian supermodel  

Famous Deaths In 1985

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kamatari Fujiwara, Japanese actor (b. 1905) died in the year 1985.  

Jan 03   On this day in history lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93  

Jan 04   In the year 1985 brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89  

Jan 05   Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1985 robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85  

Jan 07   On this day in history johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67  

Jan 09   In the year 1985 don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies  

Jan 10   Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906) died on this day in history.  

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