On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1985

Historical Events

The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

French DGSE officers Dominique Prieur and Alain Mafart are arrested and charged with murder over the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior

Historic Event

Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi signs a peace accord with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai to settle the three-year Punjab crisis [1]


Famous Birthdays

  • Patrice Bergeron, Canadian hockey player
  • Xenia Rubinos, American jazz-funk-rock singer-songwriter, born in Hartford, Connecticut
1985 Highlights

About July 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo