On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1985

Historical Events

  • Mary Decker Slaney runs mile in world record 4:16.71
  • NY Lotto pays $41 million to three winner (#s are 14-17-22-23-30-47)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob (Jake) Pitts, American heavy metal rock guitarist (Black Veil Brides), born in Pocatello, Idaho
1985 Highlights

About August 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo