On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1985

Historical Events

  • Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
  • Laffit Pincay Jr.becomes 2nd jockey to win $100 million

Sports History

Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, Canterbury GC: Defending champion Arnold Palmer wins his final major by 11 shots from Miller Barber, Lee Elder, Gene Littler & Charles Owens

1985 Highlights

About June 23, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer