On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1985

Historical Events

  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Aqueduct Racetrack; winners: Cozzene, Life's Magic, Pebbles, Precisionist, Proud Truth, Tasso, Twilight Ridge
  • LA Kings score 5 goals in a span of 5:37, the fastest in NHL team history; rout Hartford Whalers, 8-1 at Hartford Civic Center
  • Tulsa's Gordon Brown (214) and Steve Gage (206) set NCAA football record for combined rushing yards in one game for 2 teammates who gained more than 200 yards each in 42-26 win at Wichita State

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Enke, American College basketball coach (University of Arizona 1925–1961, record 522–344), dies at 88
1985 Highlights

About November 2, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio