Historical Events In 1985
Monday, 19 April 2021
Sep 17 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station
Sep 19 9,500 die in Mexico's earthquake (6.9) on this day in history.
Sep 19 On this day in history italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61
Sep 20 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players in the year 1985.
Sep 20 Walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1985 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 on this day in history.
Sep 22 Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes to become Heavyweight Boxing Champ on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1985 rock & country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Ill
Sep 23 Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72 on this day in history.
Sep 24 On this day in history apollo Computer Inc. lays off 300 employees
Sep 24 Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m) in the year 1985.
Sep 25 Akali Dal wins Punjab State election in India on this day in history.
Sep 25 Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1985 hurricane Gloria's 130 MPH wind hits the Atlantic coast
Sep 27 Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83 in the year 1985.
Sep 28 In the year 1985 nASA launches Intelsat VA
Sep 29 On this day in history first of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies
Sep 30 In the year 1985 charles F Richter, US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85
Oct 01 In the year 1985 charlotte White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86
Oct 02 In the year 1985 george Savalas actor (Kojak), dies at 58
Oct 02 In the year 1985 george Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58
Oct 02 Rock Hudson actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies at 59 of aids in the year 1985.
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 Henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley
Oct 05 On this day in history grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game
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 in the year 1985.
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 in the year 1985.