On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1985

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 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? 35 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio