What Happened on May 31, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 41 tornadoes hit Northeast US, killing 88
  • Guatemala adopts constitution
  • Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) became a Schedule I drug in the United States.
  • New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000
  • Tornado outbreak in United States and Canada sees 41 tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, leaving 76 dead
  • Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York State & Canada kill 88 & injured more than 1,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Vouyoukas, Greek basketball player