Historical Events In 1985
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
May 20 US began broadcasts to Cuba on Radio Marti in the year 1985.
May 22 Real Madrid wins 14th UEFA Cup at Madrid in the year 1985.
May 22 In the year 1985 uS sailor Michael L Walker arrested for spying for USSR
May 24 "View to a Kill" premieres in US on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1985 cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die
May 25 Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed in the year 1985.
May 25 On this day in history harold Hecht, choreographer, dies at 77 of cancer
May 26 Danny Sullivan wins Indianapolis 500 by 24 seconds following a spin in the year 1985.
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 David Jacobsen taken hostage in Beirut Lebanon on this day in history.
May 28 Discovery moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating of STS 51-G on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history 39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match
May 29 In the year 1985 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 In the year 1985 thirty-five spectators die when rioting erupts at the European Cup soccer final in Brussels
May 31 41 Tornados in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York & Canada kill 88 & injure more than 1,000 in the year 1985.
May 31 On this day in history guatemala adopts constitution
May 31 New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000 on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1985 richard Greene actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67
Jun 01 In the year 1985 richard Greene, actor (Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 67
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 in the year 1985.
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) on this day in history.
Jun 06 Siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history soyuz T-13 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
Jun 09 American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped &held hostage in Lebanon on this day in history.
Jun 09 On this day in history uSSR's Vega 1 deposits lander on surface of Venus
Jun 10 In the year 1985 bob Prince, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), dies at 68
Jun 10 In the year 1985 claus von Bulow acquitted on charges he tried to murder his wife
Jun 10 Coca Cola announces they'd bring back their 99-year-old formula so much for the "New Coke" on this day in history.