August 15, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • First Iraqi air raid on Iran's main oil export terminal, Kharg Island
  • PW Botha gives the "Rubicon" Speech in Durban, South Africa, dissapointing many by refusing to consider immediate and major reforms in the country's apartheid system

Weddings in History

  • Anti-apartheid lawyer Bulelani Ngcuka marries in South Africa