On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 90th hat trick in Islander history-Brent Sutter
  • Australia beat WI by innings at SCG, Bob Holland 10 match wkts

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reappoints Coptic pope Shenuda III

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score
  • Undefeated BYU becomes college football champions

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather O'Reilly, American soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Moses Josiah Madiba, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North, dies at 76