On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1985

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Emerald Fennell, English, actress, writer and director (The Crown), born in London, England
  • 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: Stuart Little; Charlotte's Web), dies at 86

Writer E. B. White
E. B. White
1985 Highlights

About October 1, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra