On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1985

Historical Events

  • American, Brazilian & West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Morelli, American football player
  • Byron Schammer, AFL footballer

Person of interestLana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter (Born to Die, Ultraviolence), and model (H&M), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Model Lana Del Rey
Singer-Songwriter and Model
Lana Del Rey
  • Michelle Wolf, American comedian, born in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Chemist Carl Djerassi (61) weds biographer and teacher Diane Middlebrook (46) at his ranch

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Carl Djerassi

Famous Deaths

  • Tage Erlander, Swedish politician (25th Prime Minister of Sweden 1946-69), dies at 84
1985 Highlights

About June 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer