On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1985

Historical Events

  • Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Revazi Zintiridis, Greek judoka
  • Ryo Miyamori, Japanese rock singer (Orange Range), born in Koza (now part of Kushimoto), Japan
  • Shahriar Nafees, Bangladeshi cricket batsman (24 Tests, 75 ODI), born in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Famous Deaths


Person of interestE. B. White

E. B. White, American author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86

Writer E. B. White
Writer
E. B. White

1985 Highlights

About October 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra