On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1985

Historical Events


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Daniel Ortega inaugurated as President of Nicaragua for the first time

President of Nicaragua and Revolutionary Leader Daniel Ortega
President of Nicaragua and Revolutionary Leader
Daniel Ortega

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Lenny Wilkens becomes first to coach in 1,000 NBA games when his Seattle SuperSonics defeat the Golden State Warriors, 89-86

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)
1985 Highlights

About January 10, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn