On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

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