Historical Events on June 15, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Pryor's Place" children's show last airs on CBS-TV
  • En route to Halley's Comet, USSR's Vega 2 drops lander on Venus

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Rembrandt's painting DanaĆ« is attacked by a man later judged insane; he threw sulfuric acid on the canvas and cut it twice with his knife.
  • Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus