What Happened on March 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Atlantis (OV-104) rollout at Palmdale
  • Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his 1st pro fight

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "The King & I"

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Reed, American model

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80