On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova 6-3, 6-7, 7-5 for her 17th Grand Slam title and 6th French singles crown

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Despatie, French-Canadian diver

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

US Vice President Mike Pence (25) weds Karen Batten (26) at Indianapolis, Indiana

48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence
48th Vice President of the United States
Mike Pence