What Happened on December 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US Foreign Minister George P Shultz arrives in West Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jakub B┼éaszczykowski, Polish footballer
  • Julio Pimentel, Dominican baseball player
  • Nonami Takizawa, Japanese actress
  • Paul Rabil, professional lacrosse player
  • Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer
  • Tom Smith, Welsh rugby union footballer

Famous Weddings

  • "The Cosby Show" actress Phylicia Rashad (37) weds former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad (36)

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Doherty, Russian-born Canadian activist, dies at 89

Person of interestRoger Maris

Roger Maris, American baseball right fielder (7-time MLB All Star, 61 HRs 1961), dies of cancer at 51

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • Stanley G[rauman] Weinbaum, American sci-fi author (Red Peri), dies at 85