On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1985

Historical Events

  • Carlton Fisk becomes 5th catcher to steal 100 bases
  • Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA
  • Philadelphia police attack a house held by group "Move", 11 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Travis Zajac, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Leatrice Joy, silent screen star, dies in Riverdale (Bronx) NYC at 91
  • Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian scientist (one of the founders of Quantum electrochemistry), dies at 53
  • Selma Diamond, Canadian born American comedienne (Selma-Night Court), dies of cancer at 64
1985 Highlights

About May 13, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus