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, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Byron Schammer, Australian AFL footballer

Lana Del Rey

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

  • Michelle Wolf, American comedian, born in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

Carl Djerassi

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

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? 36 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer