On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1985

Historical Events

  • 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB
  • MLB Players' Association stages a midseason baseball strike (lasts 1 day)
  • STS 51-I vehicle moves to launch pad
1985 Highlights

About August 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo