On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 45-28
  • NFC Championship, Candlestick Park, SF: San Francisco 49ers beat Chicago Bears, 23-0

Famous Birthdays

  • R. P. Singh, Indian cricketer, born in Raebareli District, India

Famous Deaths

  • Robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85