On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno de Finetti, Italian probabilist statistician and actuary, dies at 79
1985 Highlights

About July 20, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer