On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1985

Historical Events

  • Atlantis moves to launch pad for 51-J mission
  • NY Yank Don Baylor is hit by a pitch for a record 190th time

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Licon, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Abramsky, Soviet composer, dies at 87
  • Evelyn Ankers, American actress (Black Beauty, Jungle Woman), dies at 67
  • Patrick Barr, English actor (Black Orchid, On the Run), dies at 77
1985 Highlights

About August 29, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo