What Happened on July 2, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Andrei Gromyko appointed president of USSR
  • European Space Agency launches Giotto (Halley's Comet Flyby)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Tisdale, American actress and singer
  • Chad Henne, American football player
  • Rhett Bomar, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • David Purley, British Formula 1 driver (b. 1945)