On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1985

Historical Events

  • Netherlands decides definitive sites for cruise missiles
  • Nostalgia Television begins on cable

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Pihlak, Estonian soccer forward (44 caps; FK Austria Wien), dies at 83

Phil Silvers

Phil Silvers, American comedian and actor (Sgt Bilko-Phil Silvers Show), dies in his sleep at 73


1985 Highlights

About November 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio