On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1985

Historical Events

Historic Event

Argentinian Junta leaders Jorge Rafael Videla and Emilio Eduardo Massera sentenced to life imprisonment for human rights violations in Buenos Aires

  • Phoenix, Arizona, gets 3" of snow

Sports History

SF 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice begins NFL streak of 274 consecutive games with a reception in a 27-20 loss to LA Rams at Candlestick Park


1985 Highlights

About December 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius