What Happened on February 23, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Goaltender Patrick Roy makes his NHL debut for the Montreal Canadiens

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight throws a chair during a game
  • US Senate confirms Edwin Meese III as Attorney General

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71