On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1985

Historical Events

  • 58th National Spelling Bee: Balu Natarajan wins spelling milieu
  • Body of Nazi concentration camp doctor Dr Josef Mengele located and exhumed
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts "status" of Aruba
  • Soyuz T-13 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station

Famous Birthdays

  • Drew Galloway, Scottish professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54
1985 Highlights

About June 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini