On This Day

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, 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

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