What Happened on July 19th, 1985

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Christa McAuliffe chosen 1st school teacher to fly space shuttle
  • Dam in Fiemme Valley Italy bursts; 200-300 die
  • The Val di Stava Dam collapse killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NBA player Isiah Thomas (24) weds Lynn Kendall in Chicago

NBA Point Guard and Head Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Head Coach
Isiah Thomas

Famous Deaths

  • Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish writer (b. 1938)