On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1985

Historical Events

  • 29th European Cup: Juventus beats Liverpool 1-0 at Brussels
  • Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months

Famous Deaths

  • 39 people die in a confrontation at Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium when Juventus and Italian fans are crushed against a wall escaping a breach by Liverpool fans
  • Madge West, American actress (McLean Stevenson Show), dies at 93
1985 Highlights

About May 29, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini