On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1,400 meatpackers walk off the job at a Geo A Hormel & Co plant

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Rajiv Gandhi announces Punjab state elections in India

Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Indian Prime Minister
Rajiv Gandhi
  • Sara Trollinger forms House of Hope in Orlando

Famous Birthdays

  • YĆ« Aoi, Japanese actress