On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1985

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 Deaths

  • Robert W. Welch Jr., American businessman who founded the conservative John Birch Society, dies at 85
1985 Highlights

About January 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn