What Happened on August 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 15.4 cm rainfall at Cheyenne, Wyoming (state record)
  • 18th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Emmy 12th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 6th time
  • Vince Coleman steals 2 bases in 1st inning, for NL rookie record 74

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92