On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1985

Historical Events

  • South Africa police arrested Dutch ANC'er Klaas de Jong

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Young, English footballer
  • BJ Watling, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (top Test score 205 2019), born in Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
  • PaweĊ‚ Korzeniowski, Polish swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1896)
  • Jimmy Kinnon, Scottish founder of Narcotics Anonymous (b. 1911)
  • Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49
1985 Highlights

About July 9, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer