The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2019. 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
- January 7, 1985 – Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launches Sakigake, Japan’s first interplanetary spacecraft and the first deep space probe to be launched by any country other than the United States or the Soviet Union.
- February 5, 1985 – Ugo Vetere, then the mayor of Rome, and Chedli Klibi, then the mayor of Carthage meet in Tunis to sign a treaty of friendship officially ending the Third Punic War which lasted 2,131 years.
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 20, 1985 – Canadian paraplegic athlete and humanitarian Rick Hansen begins his circumnavigation of the globe in a wheelchair in the name of spinal cord injury medical research.
- May 29, 1985 – Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.
- July 17, 1985 – Founding of the EUREKA Network by former head of states François Mitterrand (France) and Helmut Kohl (Germany).
- October 1, 1985 – The Israeli Air Force bombs Palestine Liberation Organization Headquarters in Tunis.
- November 13, 1985 – The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupts and melts a glacier, causing a lahar (volcanic mudslide) that buries Armero, Colombia, killing approximately 23,000 people.
- November 19, 1985 – Police in Baling, Malaysia, lay siege to houses occupied by an Islamic sect of about 400 people led by Ibrahim Mahmud.
- November 21, 1985 – United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.
Who Were Born On 1985?
- February 18, 1985 – Jos van Emden, Dutch cyclist
- March 15, 1985 – Javier Garrido, Spanish footballer
- May 17, 1985 – Alyssa Stringfellow, New Zealand actress
- May 20, 1985 – Chris Froome, Kenyan-English cyclist
- June 14, 1985 – Oleg Medvedev. Russian luger
- June 21, 1985 – Saki Seto, Japanese actress, model, and television personality
- July 11, 1985 – Aki Maeda, Japanese actress and singer
- July 27, 1985 – Benedita Pereira, Portuguese actress
- October 23, 1985 – Mohammed Abdellaoue, Norwegian footballer
- December 21, 1985 – Kotaro Yanagi, Japanese actor