On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1985

Historical Events

  • Bill Elliott wins Atlanta Journal 500 at Atlanta Raceway to become first driver to win 11 super-speedway races in 1 season; also first driver to win $2m in prize money in a single season
  • French McLaren driver Alain Prost wins his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship, finishing 4th in the Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; wins title by 20 points from Italian Michele Alboreto
  • President Alfonsín's Radical Burgerunie wins in Argentine legislative elections
1985 Highlights

About November 3, 1985

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio