August 31, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • "Prakas" sets trotting mile record of 1:53.4 at Du Quoin, Ill
  • Night Stalker suspect that terrorized California captured in East Los Angeles

Deaths in History

  • Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1899)