Historical Events In 1985
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Feb 21 Evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skating race in the year 1985.
Feb 21 Largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit) on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history tim Raines is awarded a $12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator
Feb 23 Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game
Feb 23 In the year 1985 uS Senate confirms Edwin Meese III as Attorney General
Feb 24 In the year 1985 birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal
Feb 24 On this day in history yul Brynner reprised his role in "The King & I"
Feb 26 In the year 1985 27th Grammy Awards What's Love Got to Do With It, Cyndi Lauper win
Feb 27 On this day in history david Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies
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 In the year 1985 uS dollar is worth 3.9355 (Netherlands)
Feb 28 Charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC on this day in history.
Feb 28 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 on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1985 eugene List, US concert pianist, dies at 66
Mar 01 Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center on this day in history.
Mar 01 Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter in the year 1985.
Mar 02 In the year 1985 john B Kelly Jr, chairman US Olympic Committee, dies at 57
Mar 02 On this day in history uS approves screening test for AIDS
Mar 03 "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis, premieres on this day in history.
Mar 03 National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike on this day in history.
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 On this day in history sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86
Mar 04 In the year 1985 virtual ban on leaded gas ordered by EPA
Mar 04 War veterans returned to the "Bridge over the River Kwai" in the year 1985.
Mar 06 In the year 1985 eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80
Mar 06 On this day in history méxican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar
Mar 06 On this day in history mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his first pro fight
Mar 06 On this day in history yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King &I"
Mar 07 On this day in history george Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76
Mar 07 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released in the year 1985.
Mar 08 On this day in history edward Andrews, actor (Broadside), dies at 70 of a heart attack
Mar 08 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 on this day in history.