On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1985

Historical Events

  • STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Creston [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], Italian-American composer (Zanoni), educator, and music theorist (Creative Harmony), dies at 78
1985 Highlights

About August 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo