On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1985

Historical Events

  • Cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27°F (-33°C) in Chicago)

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XIX, Stanford Stadium, Stanford, CA: San Francisco 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16; MVP: Joe Montana, SF, QB

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Jo Juda, Dutch musician (1st concertmaster of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra), dies at 75
1985 Highlights

About January 20, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius