What Happened on September 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mark Messier loses control of his Porsche and totals three cars, and would later be charged with hit and run and careless driving (he would pay a fine)

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier
  • Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, a Douglas DC-9 crashes just after takeoff from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing 31.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Valerio, Brazilian racing driver
  • Ali Ashfaq, Maldivian footballer
  • Webbie, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
  • Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies of cancer at 65
  • Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, dies at 79