What Happened on August 2, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5 die in a train crash in Westminster Colo
  • Delta Lockheed L-1011 crashes at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, 137 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Smith, Canadian professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79
  • Sandy Bell, South African cricket pace bowler (16 Tests), dies