On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • -61°F (-52°C), Maybell, Colorado (state record)
  • -69°F (-56°C), Peter's Sink, Utah (state record)
  • Patient innings from Dilip Vengsarkar (137) and Mohammad Azharuddin (122) set India up for 5th cricket Test draw vs England in Kanpur; Azharuddin, 3 centuries in 1st 3 Tests
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Shiels, Northern Irish footballer, born in Magherafelt, United Kingdom
  • Jodi Gordon, Australian actress & model, born in Mackay, Australia
  • Rachael Scdoris, American dog musher, born in Bend, Oregon