Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Feb 21 Evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skating race on this day in history.
Feb 21 Largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit) in the year 1985.
Feb 21 In the year 1985 tim Raines is awarded a $12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator
Feb 23 Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71 in the year 1985.
Feb 23 Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game on this day in history.
Feb 23 US Senate confirms Edwin Meese III as Attorney General on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1985 birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal
Feb 24 Yul Brynner reprised his role in "The King & I" in the year 1985.
Feb 26 27th Grammy Awards What's Love Got to Do With It, Cyndi Lauper win on this day in history.
Feb 27 David Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies on this day in history.
Feb 27 Farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1985 mauritania's new constitutional charter published
Feb 27 On this day in history uS dollar is worth 3.9355 (Netherlands)
Feb 28 In the year 1985 charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC
Feb 28 On this day in history in Toronto Ontario, publisher Ernst Zundel convicted for distributing hate literature in a book that said the mass extermination of Jews in Germany in World War II never occurred
Mar 01 Eugene List, US concert pianist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
Mar 01 Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter in the year 1985.
Mar 02 John B Kelly Jr, chairman US Olympic Committee, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1985 uS approves screening test for AIDS
Mar 03 "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis, premieres on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history national Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike
Mar 03 Near Coast of Central Chile a 7.8earthquate killed at least 177 people killed, 2,575 injured and extensive damage in central Chile, including the cities of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Santiago and Rancagua in the year 1985.
Mar 03 Sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86 in the year 1985.
Mar 04 Virtual ban on leaded gas ordered by EPA on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1985 war veterans returned to the "Bridge over the River Kwai"
Mar 06 Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80 in the year 1985.
Mar 06 Méxican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar in the year 1985.
Mar 06 On this day in history mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his first pro fight
Mar 06 In the year 1985 yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King &I"
Mar 07 George Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 07 On this day in history iBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released
Mar 08 On this day in history edward Andrews, actor (Broadside), dies at 70 of a heart attack
Mar 08 In the year 1985 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) taxed themselves to discover that 407,700 Americans were millionaires -- more than double the total of just five years before.