September 22, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed

CommunicationThe Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius appears on TV to confess "Agents of the DGSE sank this boat [Rainbow Warrior]. They acted on orders.”

  • The Plaza Accord was signed in New York City.

Deaths in History

  • Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate (Bild Zeitung), dies at 73