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 1, 1985 – The first British mobile phone call is made by Michael Harrison to his father Sir Ernest Harrison, chairman of Vodafone.
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- May 5, 1985 – Bitburg and Bergen-Belsen: Ronald Reagan visits the military cemetery at Bitburg, Germany, and the site of the Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen, where he makes a speech.
- June 14, 1985 – TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by Lebanese Islamist organization Hezbollah shortly after take-off from Athens, Greece.
- June 15, 1985 – Rembrandt’s painting Danaë is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife.
- August 23, 1985 – Hans Tiedge, top counter-spy of West Germany, defects to East Germany.
- September 19, 1985 – A strong earthquake kills thousands and destroys about 400 buildings in Mexico City.
- October 10, 1985 – United States Navy F-14 fighter jets intercept an Egyptian plane carrying the hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise ship, and force it to land at a NATO base in Sigonella, Sicily where they are arrested.
- 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 20, 1985 – Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
Who Were Born On 1985?
- April 13, 1985 – Kerim Zengin, Turkish footballer
- April 23, 1985 – Taio Cruz, English singer-songwriter and producer
- May 9, 1985 – Audrina Patridge, American model and actress
- July 9, 1985 – Ashley Young, English footballer
- August 1, 1985 – Gegard Mousasi, Iranian-Dutch mixed martial artist and kick-boxer
- August 27, 1985 – Daniel Küblböck, German singer and actor
- October 26, 1985 – Kieran Read, New Zealand rugby player
- December 1, 1985 – John Coughlin, American figure skater
- December 6, 1985 – Shannon Bobbitt, American basketball player
- December 10, 1985 – Scarlett Bowman, English actress