What Happened on November 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Gary Kasparov becomes the youngest ever world chess champion aged 22

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 v Australia at the Gabba

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Richard Hadlee
  • Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81
  • Mary MacLaren, actress (Black Swan), dies at 85 of respiratory probs