On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Joji Kato, Japanese speed skater, born in Yamagata, Japan
  • Kris Humphries, American basketball player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Yang Yu, Chinese swimmer, born in Hangzhou, China

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
  • Dandy Nichols [Daisy Sander], British actress (Till Death Us Do Part, Confessions of a Window Cleaner), dies at 78
  • James Hadley Chase, English writer (b. 1906)