August 7, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • A delegation of the South African Council of Churches meets with SA President P W Botha, following calls by the church for urgent discussions on the causes of unrest, forced removals and the emergency regulations in the country
  • Takao Doi, Mamoru Mohri and Chiaki Mukai are chosen to be Japan's first astronauts.