Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Sep 17 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident in the year 1985.
Sep 17 Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1985 9,500 die in Mexico's earthquake (6.9)
Sep 19 Italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Sep 20 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1985 walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest
Sep 21 On this day in history michael Spinks becomes first light heavyweight to defeat the reigning heavyweight champion, he defeats Larry Holmes
Sep 22 Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate (Bild Zeitung), dies at 73 in the year 1985.
Sep 22 On this day in history michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ
Sep 22 On this day in history rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill
Sep 23 On this day in history mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72
Sep 24 Apollo Computer Inc. lays off 300 employees in the year 1985.
Sep 24 On this day in history fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m)
Sep 25 Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India on this day in history.
Sep 25 Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1985.
Sep 27 Hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1985 lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83
Sep 28 NASA launches Intelsat VA on this day in history.
Sep 29 First of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies in the year 1985.
Sep 30 Charles F Richter, US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history charlotte White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86
Oct 02 George Savalas actor (Kojak), dies at 58 in the year 1985.
Oct 02 On this day in history george Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58
Oct 02 On this day in history rock Hudson actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies at 59 of aids
Oct 02 Sidney Clute actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69 in the year 1985.
Oct 03 In the year 1985 charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68
Oct 04 In the year 1985 henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia
Oct 04 On this day in history shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley
Oct 05 Grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game in the year 1985.
Oct 07 First Space Shuttle Mission (51-J)-Atlantis 1 lands at Edwards AFB in the year 1985.
Oct 07 In the year 1985 lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters
Oct 07 PLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history leon Klinghoffer, hijackers of Achille Lauro, threw him off boat
Oct 09 Hijackers of the cruise liner Achille Lauro surrender after the ship arrives in Port Said, Egypt on this day in history.