Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Feb 21 On this day in history evert van Benthem wins 13th Friese 11 city skating race
Feb 21 In the year 1985 largest NBA crowd to date 44,970 (Atlanta at Detroit)
Feb 21 On this day in history tim Raines is awarded a $12 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator
Feb 23 In the year 1985 alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71
Feb 23 On this day in history indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game
Feb 23 On this day in history uS Senate confirms Edwin Meese III as Attorney General
Feb 24 On this day in history birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal
Feb 24 In the year 1985 yul Brynner reprised his role in "The King & I"
Feb 26 27th Grammy Awards What's Love Got to Do With It, Cyndi Lauper win in the year 1985.
Feb 27 In the year 1985 david Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies
Feb 27 On this day in history farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief
Feb 27 On this day in history mauritania's new constitutional charter published
Feb 27 On this day in history uS dollar is worth 3.9355 (Netherlands)
Feb 28 On this day in history charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC
Feb 28 On this day in history in Toronto Ontario, publisher Ernst Zundel convicted for distributing hate literature in a book that said the mass extermination of Jews in Germany in World War II never occurred
Mar 01 In the year 1985 eugene List, US concert pianist, dies at 66
Mar 01 Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center in the year 1985.
Mar 01 On this day in history pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter
Mar 02 John B Kelly Jr, chairman US Olympic Committee, dies at 57 in the year 1985.
Mar 02 US approves screening test for AIDS in the year 1985.
Mar 03 In the year 1985 "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis, premieres
Mar 03 National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike on this day in history.
Mar 03 Near Coast of Central Chile a 7.8earthquate killed at least 177 people killed, 2,575 injured and extensive damage in central Chile, including the cities of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Santiago and Rancagua on this day in history.
Mar 03 Sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1985 virtual ban on leaded gas ordered by EPA
Mar 04 In the year 1985 war veterans returned to the "Bridge over the River Kwai"
Mar 06 Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80 in the year 1985.
Mar 06 Méxican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar in the year 1985.
Mar 06 Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his first pro fight in the year 1985.
Mar 06 Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King &I" in the year 1985.
Mar 07 George Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 07 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released on this day in history.
Mar 08 Edward Andrews, actor (Broadside), dies at 70 of a heart attack on this day in history.
Mar 08 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) taxed themselves to discover that 407,700 Americans were millionaires -- more than double the total of just five years before on this day in history.