On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Political violence by the youth begins after the funeral of assassinated Victoria Mxenge, a civil rights lawyer, who was respected and liked by the Congress of South African Students

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Kate Fox, American actress (Asadora, Massan), born in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Christian Gentner, German footballer, born in NĂ¼rtingen, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86