What Happened on July 20, 1985

Historical Events

  • Divers find wreck of Spanish galleon Atocha
  • The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles

Famous Birthdays

  • John Francis Daley, American actor and filmmaker (Bones, Horrible Bosses), born in Wheeling, Illinois
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno de Finetti, Italian probabilist statistician and actuary, dies at 79

About July 20, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A View To A Kill - Duran Duran
  • UK #1 Song: Frankie - Sister Sledge