What Happened on September 17, 1985

Historical Events

  • Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station

Famous Birthdays

Alex OvechkinAlex Ovechkin (37 years old)

Russian ice hockey player (Moscow Dynamo; Washington Capitals) who is one of the greatest goal scorers of all time, born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

  • Brendan Clarke, Irish Soccer Player with St. Patrick's Athletic
  • Jon Walker, American musician (Panic! at the Disco), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mason Raymond, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Tomáš Berdych, Czech tennis player (13 ATP Tour titles), born in Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, dies by falling down the stairs of her daughter's home at 60
1985 Highlights

About September 17, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

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