Historical Events on December 8, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

74th Men's Australian Open: Stefan Edberg beats Mats Wilander (6-3, 6-3, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

Sport awardTennis Open

74th Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-2, 4-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Ken O'Brien's 96 yard TD pass (NY Jet record) to Wesley Walker
  • Laurie Rinker/Larry Rinker wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • NBC premiere of thriller "Final Jeopardy", starring Richard Thomas and Mary Crosby