Historical Events In 1985
Saturday, 23 September 2023
Feb 04 20 countries (but not US) sign UN treaty outlawing torture in the year 1985.
Feb 04 Naval exercises canceled when US refuses to tell New Zealand of nuclear weapons in the year 1985.
Feb 06 On this day in history charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
Feb 07 On this day in history "New York, New York" became the official anthem of New York NY
Feb 07 Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Bruce Morris, Marshall University, makes a 92' 5¼" basketball shot on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1985 first-class cricket debut of Jimmy Adams (age 17), Jamaica vs Barbados
Feb 08 In the year 1985 marvin Miller, actor (Michael Anthony-Millionaire), dies at 71
Feb 08 Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea in the year 1985.
Feb 08 On this day in history the Dukes of Hazzard ended its 6-1/2 year run on CBS television\
Feb 09 Madonna's "Like a Virgin," album goes #1 for 3 weeks on this day in history.
Feb 10 -61ºF (-52ºC), Maybell CO (state record) in the year 1985.
Feb 10 On this day in history challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-E mission
Feb 10 In the year 1985 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 11 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83 on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history jordan king Hussein & PLO leader Arafat sign accord
Feb 11 Wasim Akram takes 10 wickets in his 2nd Test Cricket, New Zealand still wins on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1985 defence Minister Robert Coates resigns news reports reveal he visited a nightclub featuring nude dancers and prostitutes while on ministry business in West Germany
Feb 12 Nicholas Colssanto, actor (Coach-Cheers), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1985 dow Jones closes at 1297.92 (record high) after topping 1300 earlier
Feb 13 In the year 1985 polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders
Feb 14 Hostage CNN reporter Jeremy Levin is released in Beirut on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history sTS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad
Feb 15 In the year 1985 world chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23
Feb 16 On this day in history larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69
Feb 16 Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champion in the year 1985.
Feb 17 Wanda Perry, actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Feb 19 150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain in the year 1985.
Feb 19 In the year 1985 aDM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy
Feb 19 On this day in history canned &bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola
Feb 19 On this day in history elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies
Feb 19 In the year 1985 mickey Mouse welcomed in China
Feb 20 On this day in history clarence Nash, voice (Donald Duck), dies at 80 of leukemia, in Calif
Feb 21 In the year 1985 eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47