On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1985

Famous Birthdays

Wayne Rooney

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

Famous Deaths

  • Lásló Jósef Bíró, Hungarian inventor (ballpoint pen), dies at 86
  • Maurice Roy, Archbishop of Quebec, (b. 1905)
  • Richie Evans, American auto racer (9 x NASCAR Modified Champion 1973, 78-85), dies in practice accident at 44
1985 Highlights

About October 24, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio