The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2030. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1985
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- February 28, 1985 – The Provisional Irish Republican Army carries out a mortar attack on the Royal Ulster Constabulary police station at Newry, killing nine officers in the highest loss of life for the RUC on a single day.
- July 17, 1985 – Founding of the EUREKA Network by former head of states François Mitterrand (France) and Helmut Kohl (Germany).
- August 2, 1985 – Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
- August 23, 1985 – Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany.
- September 13, 1985 – Super Mario Bros. is released in Japan for the NES, which starts the Super Mario series of platforming games.
- September 14, 1985 – The Golden Girls a television sitcom premieres on NBC
- November 9, 1985 – Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.
- December 20, 1985 – Pope John Paul II announces the institution of World Youth Day.
- December 27, 1985 – Palestinian guerrillas kill eighteen people inside the airports of Rome, Italy, and Vienna, Austria.
Who Were Born On 1985?
- April 12, 1985 – Olga Seryabkina, Russian singer-songwriter (Serebro)
- May 23, 1985 – Shafiq Chitou, Beninese boxer
- May 24, 1985 – Tim Bridgman, English race car driver
- June 12, 1985 – Kendra Wilkinson, American model, actress, and author
- August 2, 1985 – Stephen Ferris, Irish rugby player
- August 20, 1985 – Joe Vitale, American ice hockey player
- September 26, 1985 – Rina Akiyama, Japanese model and actress
- October 2, 1985 – Brandon Jackson, American football player
- December 5, 1985 – Angelica Michibata, Argentine-Japanese model