On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Azharuddin scores 110 in 1st Test innings
  • Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews

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Leontyne Price makes her final operatic appearance in a televised performance of "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.

Opera Soprano Leontyne Price
Opera Soprano
Leontyne Price

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Mitch McConnell becomes Senator of Kentucky

US Senator Mitch McConnell
US Senator
Mitch McConnell

Famous Birthdays

  • John David Booty, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Lucien Cailliet, French-American composer, conductor and teacher (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1919-1937), dies at 93