On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 47th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Villanova beats Georgetown, 84-75; Wildcats lowest-seeded team to win tournament (8)

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Tweddle, English gymnast (Olympic Games 2012 Bronze Medal), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Josh Zuckerman, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Douglass Wallop, American novelist and playwright (b. 1920)