On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestWayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney, English soccer midfielder (England 119 caps, Man U, Everton), born in Liverpool, England

English Footballer Wayne Rooney
English Footballer
Wayne Rooney

Famous Deaths

  • Lásló Jósef Bíró, Hungarian inventor (ballpoint pen), dies at 86
  • Maurice Roy, Archbishop of Quebec, (b. 1905)
  • Richie Evans, American NASCAR driver, dies in a car crash at 44