On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • The first Internet domain name, symbolics.com is registered
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Antti Autti, Finnish snowboarder (Gold 2005 Winter X Games), born in Finland
  • Eva Amurri, American actress, born in New York City
  • F.V.A. Morriello, Canadian author
  • James MacLurcan, Australian actor ( Power Rangers: Operation Overdrive), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Tom Chilton, British racing driver, born in Reigate, England

Famous Deaths

  • Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and writer (b. 1921)