January 15, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to John Ashbery & Fred Chapell
  • Civil rights activist Tancredo Neves elected president
  • Mike Gatting & Graeme Fowler both scores 200 v India
  • Tancredo Neves becomes 1st elected president of Brazil in 21 years