On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1985

Historical Events

  • Bomb attacks in NATO/AEG-Telefunken building in Brussels
  • Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway wins London Marathon in race record 2:21:06

Famous Birthdays

  • Łukasz Trepczyński, Polish classical pianist,born in Radomsko, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio broadcaster (Hockey Night in Canada), dies at 82
  • Irving Mills [Isadore Minsky], American jazz music publisher, manager (Duke Ellington, 1926-48), singer and lyricist, dies at 91
  • Rudi Gernreich, US designer (miniskirt), dies at 62
  • Tancredo Neves, president-elect of Brazil, dies at 75
1985 Highlights

About April 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus