Historical Events In 1985
Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Jan 01 Actress Judith Light (Who's the Boss) marries Robert Desiderio (Knots Landing) on this day in history.
Jan 01 International Youth Year begins on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history uS's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY)
Jan 02 On this day in history 90th hat trick in Islander history-Brent Sutter
Jan 02 Australia beat West Indies by innings at SCG, Bob Holland 10 match wickets on this day in history.
Jan 02 Egyptian President Mubarak re-appoints Coptic pope Shenuda III on this day in history.
Jan 02 Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score on this day in history.
Jan 02 Undefeated Brigham Young University becomes college football champion in the year 1985.
Jan 03 Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews on this day in history.
Jan 03 Lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.
Jan 04 Brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1985 robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906
Jan 06 On this day in history robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85
Jan 07 Japanese space probe Sakigake launched to Halley's comet in the year 1985.
Jan 07 Johnny Guarnieri, jazz pianist (Morey Amsterdam Show), dies at 67 in the year 1985.
Jan 07 In the year 1985 lou Brock &Hoyt Wilhelm, elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
Jan 08 In the year 1985 japan launches Sakigake space probe to Halley's Comet
Jan 09 Calgary Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1985 don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies
Jan 09 The Calgary Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out in the year 1985.
Jan 10 Daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as President of Nicaragua in the year 1985.
Jan 13 99-year-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course in the year 1985.
Jan 13 In the year 1985 carol Wayne, Johnny Carson's teatime movie hostess, dies at 42
Jan 13 On this day in history express train derails in Ethiopia, kills at least 428
Jan 14 In the year 1985 16 indicted by US for granting sanctuary to Central American refugees
Jan 14 In the year 1985 british pound (£) sinks to record low-$1.11
Jan 14 Jetta Goudal, French actress (White Gold), dies at 86 in the year 1985.
Jan 14 Martina Navratilova is 3rd to win 100 tennis tournaments (Connors & Evert) in the year 1985.
Jan 15 Civil rights activist Tancredo Neves elected president on this day in history.
Jan 15 Mike Gatting & Graeme Fowler both scores 200's vs India in the year 1985.
Jan 15 On this day in history rose Bottle is born
Jan 15 In the year 1985 tancredo Neves becomes first elected President of Brazil in 21 years
Jan 16 "Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds in the year 1985.