On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1985

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases NBA's Milwaukee Bucks for $18 million
  • Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Jacob "J" Leman, Champaign Illinois, American Football Player

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene List, American concert pianist & teacher (Eastman School of Music), dies at 66
1985 Highlights

About March 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces