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
- February 19, 1985 – EastEnders, BBC’s flagship soap opera, broadcasts for the first time.
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 15, 1985 – The first Internet domain name is registered (symbolics.com).
- May 11, 1985 – Bradford City stadium fire: Fifty-six spectators die and more than 200 are injured in a flash fire at Valley Parade football ground during a match against Lincoln City in Bradford, England.
- May 20, 1985 – Radio Martí, part of the Voice of America service, begins broadcasting to Cuba.
- June 23, 1985 – A terrorist bomb aboard Air India Flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
- July 13, 1985 – Vice President George H. W. Bush becomes the Acting President for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery to remove polyps from his colon.
- August 2, 1985 – Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
- October 30, 1985 – Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off for mission STS-61-A, its final successful mission.
- November 13, 1985 – Xavier Suárez is sworn in as Miami’s first Cuban-born mayor.
Who Were Born On 1985?
- February 19, 1985 – Haylie Duff, American actress and singer
- March 23, 1985 – Maurice Jones-Drew, American football player
- April 23, 1985 – Angel Locsin, Filipino actress, producer, and fashion designer
- May 22, 1985 – Tao Okamoto, Japanese model and actress
- July 21, 1985 – Vanessa Lengies, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer
- August 5, 1985 – Salomon Kalou, Ivorian footballer
- August 8, 1985 – Toby Flood, English rugby player
- August 31, 1985 – Andrew Foster, Australian footballer
- September 9, 1985 – J. R. Smith, American basketball player
- October 6, 1985 – Mitchell Cole, English footballer (d. 2012)