Historical Events In 1985
Friday, 18 September 2020
May 20 In the year 1985 uS began broadcasts to Cuba on Radio Marti
May 22 Real Madrid wins 14th UEFA Cup at Madrid on this day in history.
May 22 US sailor Michael L Walker arrested for spying for USSR in the year 1985.
May 24 In the year 1985 "View to a Kill" premieres in US
May 24 In the year 1985 cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die
May 25 In the year 1985 cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed
May 25 Harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer in the year 1985.
May 26 Danny Sullivan wins Indianapolis 500 by 24 seconds following a spin on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die
May 27 In the year 1985 britain agrees to return Hong Kong to China in 1997
May 27 Inaugural bands parade for President Reagan on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1985 kay Campbell, actress (All My Children), dies at 80
May 28 In the year 1985 david Jacobsen taken hostage in Beirut Lebanon
May 28 Discovery moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating of STS 51-G on this day in history.
May 29 39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history heysel Stadium Disaster - 39 die and 500 injured in rioting between British & Italians at European Cup soccer; English clubs banned from playing in European competition for five years
May 29 Thirty-five spectators die when rioting erupts at the European Cup soccer final in Brussels in the year 1985.
May 31 In the year 1985 41 Tornados in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York & Canada kill 88 & injure more than 1,000
May 31 In the year 1985 guatemala adopts constitution
May 31 On this day in history new Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000
Jun 01 Richard Greene actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67 in the year 1985.
Jun 01 Richard Greene, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67 in the year 1985.
Jun 04 STS 51-G vehicle moves to the launch pad on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history supreme Court strikes down Alabama "moment of silence" law
Jun 06 Body of Nazi criminal, Dr Josef Mengele located & exhumed on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history brazilian authorities exhume the body later identified as Dr. Josef Mengele, the one responsible for many of the Nazi Holocaust atrocities during World War II.
Jun 06 Chris Evert wins a grand slam title for 13th straight year (French) in the year 1985.
Jun 06 On this day in history siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54
Jun 06 On this day in history soyuz T-13 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
Jun 09 On this day in history american Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped &held hostage in Lebanon
Jun 09 USSR's Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus in the year 1985.
Jun 10 Bob Prince, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history claus von Bulow acquitted on charges he tried to murder his wife
Jun 10 In the year 1985 coca Cola announces they'd bring back their 99-year-old formula so much for the "New Coke"