On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1985

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz arrives in West Berlin

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz
US Secretary of State
George P. Shultz

Famous Birthdays

  • Jakub B┼éaszczykowski, Polish footballer, born in Truskolasy, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
  • Julio Pimentel, Dominican baseball player, born in La Romana, Dominican Republic
  • Nonami Takizawa, Japanese gravure idol and actress, born in Saitama prefecture, Japan
  • Paul Rabil, Lebanese-American professional lacrosse player, born in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Ren Yagami, Japanese actor and singer, born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Tom Smith, Welsh rugby union footballer, born in Bristol, Somerset

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
  • Charlie Bachman, American College Football Hall of Fame guard & coach (Notre Dame, Florida, Michigan State), dies at 93

Person of interestRoger Maris

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

Baseball Player Roger Maris
Baseball Player
Roger Maris

1985 Highlights

About December 14, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius