What Happened on September 17, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Ovechkin, Russian hockey player
  • Brendan Clarke, Irish Soccer Player with St. Patrick's Athletic
  • Jon Walker, American musician (Panic at the Disco)
  • Mason Raymond, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Tomáš Berdych, Czech tennis player

Famous Deaths

  • Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, dies by falling down the stairs of her daughter's home at 60