What Happened on January 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • CDC MMWR publishes guidelines for screening U.S. blood supply for AIDS antibodies with ELISA test that would be available later that year

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazuki Nakajima, Japanese racing driver
  • Newton Faulkner, British singer
  • Rie fu, Japanese singer

Famous Deaths

  • Sir William McKell, Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (b. 1891)