On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1985

Historical Events

  • French author Claude Simon wins the Nobel Prize for Literature
  • Lou Piniella named NY Yankee manager
1985 Highlights

About October 17, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra