On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirms he has AIDS
  • Steve Cram runs world record mile (3:46.32)
  • Uganda suspends constitution following coup
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • James Lafferty, American actor (One Tree Hill-Nathan Scott), born in Hemet, California
  • Jasmine Lennard, British model and reallity TV star (Big Brother), born in Belgravia, Westminster, England
  • Nelson Piquet Jr., Brazilian auto racer (Formula E champion 2014-15), born in Heidelberg, West Germany