What Happened on August 26, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 42nd Venice Film Festival: "Sans toit ni loi" directed by Agnes Varda wins Golden Lion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Balt Oriole Eddie Murray knocks in 9 RBIs in a game vs California Angels

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray

CommunicationThe Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

French government denies knowledge of attack on Rainbow Warrior


Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kelley, American country musician (Florida Georgia Line), born in Ormond Beach, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter "Piet" Jongeling, Dutch politician and author (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76