On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1985

Historical Events

  • "Wind in the Willows" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Mary Lund is 1st woman to receive a Jarvik VII artificial heart at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis
  • STS 61-C scrubbed at T -13s because of SRB auxiliary power problem

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Cahill, English soccer defender (61 caps; Chelsea, Bolton), born in Dronfield, Derbyshire
  • Lady Sovereign [Louise Amanda Harman], British rapper (9 to 5, Love Me or Hate Me), born in London, England
  • Neil Kilkenny, English-born Australian footballer
1985 Highlights

About December 19, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius