On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "New York, New York" becomes the official anthem of New York City
  • Marshall U's Bruce Morris scores a basket from 92'5"
  • NY Devil Don Lever becomes 57th NHLer to score 300 goals

Famous Birthdays

  • Clara Bryant, American actress
  • Tina Majorino, actress, (Waterworld, When a Man Loves a Woman)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83
  • Matt Monro, English singer (b. 1932)
  • Uday Merchant, cricket (bro of Vijay, prolific scorer), dies