On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1985

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational
  • New Coke debuts; Coca-Cola announced it is changing its secret flavor formula

Famous Birthdays

  • Angel Locsin, Filipina TV and movie actress (Mulawin), born in Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines

Famous Deaths

  • Kent Smith, American actor (Peyton Place, Invaders), dies from heart disease at 78
  • Sam Ervin, American politician (U.S. Senator from North Carolina) and Watergate committee chairman, dies at 88
1985 Highlights

About April 23, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus