On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 139th Grand National: Welsh jockey Hywel Davies aboard 11-year old 50/1 outsider Last Suspect wins by 1½ lengths from Mr. Snugfit
  • Ireland beats England, 13-10 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin to clinch it's 10th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 6th triple Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Miss Fame [Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen], American drag queen, model, and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Templeton, California

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Peary, actor (Herb-Blondie, Willy), dies of heart attack at 76