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
- January 10, 1985 – Sir Clive Sinclair launches the Sinclair C5 personal electric vehicle, which became a notorious commercial failure and later a cult collector’s item.
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 8, 1985 – A supposed failed assassination attempt on Islamic cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah in Beirut, Lebanon, kills at least 45 and injures 175 others.
- July 19, 1985 – The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
- September 4, 1985 – The discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, the first fullerene molecule of carbon.
- October 26, 1985 – The Australian government returns ownership of Uluru to the local Pitjantjatjara Aborigines.
- November 6, 1985 – In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the 19th of April Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices.
- November 15, 1985 – A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes.
- November 20, 1985 – Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
- December 16, 1985 – Paul Castellano and Thomas Bilotti are shot dead on the orders of John Gotti, who assumes leadership of New York’s Gambino crime family
Who Were Born On 1985?
- January 19, 1985 – Rika Ishikawa, Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume)
- February 26, 1985 – Diego Ribas da Cunha, Brazilian footballer
- March 11, 1985 – Paul Bissonnette, Canadian ice hockey player
- July 8, 1985 – Triin Aljand, Estonian swimmer
- August 20, 1985 – Thomas Domingo, French rugby player
- October 13, 1985 – Tsubasa Masuwaka, Japanese model
- November 10, 1985 – Daan Huiskamp, Dutch footballer
- November 11, 1985 – Kalan Porter, Canadian singer-songwriter
- November 12, 1985 – Adlène Guedioura, French-Algerian footballer
- December 11, 1985 – Aiko Kayō, Japanese idol, singer, and actress