On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1985

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)
1985 Highlights

About March 15, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces