On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1985

Historical Events

  • Atlantis (OV-104) rollout at Palmdale
  • Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his 1st pro fight

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "The King & I"

Famous Birthdays

  • Alaska Thunderf**k [Justin Andrew Honard], American drag queen and TV performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Albert Reed, American model

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Sloane, American artist, dies at 80
1985 Highlights

About March 6, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces