On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1985

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dwight Gooden, youngest 20 game winner, wins Cy Young award

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden
  • Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupts in Colombia, killing 25,000 in the town of Armero

Famous Birthdays

  • Asdrúbal Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • George Robert Vincent, American sound recording pioneer (b. 1898)
1985 Highlights

About November 13, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio