On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1985

Historical Events

  • -30°F (-34°C), Mountain Lake Bio Station, Virginia (state record)
  • Cold wave damages 90% of Florida's citrus crop
  • Kelly Hu, 16, of Hawaii, crowned 3rd Miss Teen USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Mohamed Sissoko, Malian footballer, born in Mont-Saint-Aignan, France

Famous Weddings

  • Zak Starkey (Ringo's son) marries Sarah Menikides

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Arthur Bryant, British historian (b. 1899)
1985 Highlights

About January 22, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius