On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Jefferson, American basketball player, born in Monticello, Mississippi
  • Fernando Rees, Brazilian race car driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Gwynne Horrocks, English lt-general (A Full Life), dies at 89
  • Lovro von Matačić, Croatian conductor and composer (Bruckner Medal), dies at 86