On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1985

Historical Events

  • CBS' premiere of fact based TV film "Children of the Night", based on sociology student Lois Lee's expose on female crime and inconsistent enforcement of prostitution laws in Los Angeles

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Doug Harvey's #2 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens

NHL Legend Doug Harvey
NHL Legend
Doug Harvey
  • Hurricane Juan kills 97 in US
  • On a poor call in 6th game, umpire Don Deckinger starts a string of events costing Cardinals the World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Bargnani, Italian basketball player (Toronto Raptors), born in Rome, Italy
  • Asin Thottumkal, Indian actress (Ghajini), born in Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Monta Ellis, American basketball player (Golden State Warriors), born in Jackson, Mississippi
1985 Highlights

About October 26, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio