What Happened on May 31, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Guatemala adopts constitution
  • Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) became a Schedule I drug in the United States.
  • New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000
  • Tornado outbreak in United States and Canada sees 41 tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, leaving 44 dead
  • Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York State and Canada kill 88 and injure more than 1,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Vouyoukas, Greek basketball player