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.
- March 3, 1985 – A magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes the Valparaíso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
- March 4, 1985 – The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for AIDS infection, used since then for screening all blood donations in the United States.
- April 7, 1985 – Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declares a moratorium on the deployment of middle-range missiles in Europe.
- April 21, 1985 – The compound of the militant group The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord surrenders to federal authorities in Arkansas after a two-day government siege.
- July 19, 1985 – The Val di Stava dam collapses killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.
- August 23, 1985 – Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany.
- September 6, 1985 – Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, a Douglas DC-9 crashes just after takeoff from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing 31.
- 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 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?
- January 11, 1985 – Aaron Porter, English union leader
- February 5, 1985 – Julia Kova, Russian model and singer, Miss Universe Russia 2003
- May 12, 1985 – Paolo Goltz, Argentinian footballer
- May 17, 1985 – Greg Van Avermaet, Belgian cyclist
- July 2, 1985 – Corey Bringas, American actor and cinematographer
- July 11, 1985 – Orestis Karnezis, Greek footballer
- October 6, 1985 – Mitchell Cole, English footballer (d. 2012)
- November 12, 1985 – Adlène Guedioura, French-Algerian footballer
- November 27, 1985 – Thilo Versick, German footballer
- December 1, 1985 – Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter and producer