Historical Events In 1985
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Feb 21 In the year 1985 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 On this day in history 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 US Senate confirms Edwin Meese III as Attorney General on this day in history.
Feb 24 Birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal in the year 1985.
Feb 24 Yul Brynner reprised his role in "The King & I" on this day in history.
Feb 26 27th Grammy Awards What's Love Got to Do With It, Cyndi Lauper win in the year 1985.
Feb 27 David Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1985 farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief
Feb 27 Mauritania's new constitutional charter published on this day in history.
Feb 27 US dollar is worth ƒ3.9355 (Netherlands) on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1985 charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC
Feb 28 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 in the year 1985.
Mar 01 On this day in history eugene List, US concert pianist, dies at 66
Mar 01 On this day in history liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
Mar 01 In the year 1985 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 In the year 1985 uS approves screening test for AIDS
Mar 03 "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis, premieres in the year 1985.
Mar 03 National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike in the year 1985.
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 in the year 1985.
Mar 03 In the year 1985 sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86
Mar 04 Virtual ban on leaded gas ordered by EPA on this day in history.
Mar 04 War veterans returned to the "Bridge over the River Kwai" on this day in history.
Mar 06 Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history méxican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar
Mar 06 In the year 1985 mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his first pro fight
Mar 06 Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King &I" on this day in history.
Mar 07 George Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76 in the year 1985.
Mar 07 On this day in history iBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released
Mar 08 In the year 1985 edward Andrews, actor (Broadside), dies at 70 of a heart attack
Mar 08 On this day in history 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.