On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 56th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-1 at Humphrey Metrodome, Minn
  • All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (San Diego Padres)
  • Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Böll, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  • Wayne King, orchestra leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84