On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Take Me Along!" opens/closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

49th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Bernhard Langer wins by 2 strokes from Seve Ballesteros, Curtis Strange & Raymond Floyd; first German champion

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner
Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • Ahmed Salah wins 1st World Cup marathon (2:08:09)
  • Alan Garcia wins elections in Peru
  • Bob Carpenter is unsuccessful on Wash Caps 1st playoff penalty shot
  • Jack C Burcham is 5th to receive "Jarvik 7" permanent artificial heart

Famous Deaths

  • Noele Gordon, British actress (Crossroads) dies at 65
  • Reginald Beane, American pianist (Starlit Time, Once Upon a Tune), dies at 63
1985 Highlights

About April 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries