On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1985

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 8.1 earthquake in Mexico City kills an estimated 10,000 and leaves 250,000 homeless

Famous Birthdays

  • Brittany Lincicome, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2009, 15), born in St. Petersburg, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Italo Calvino, Italian author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 61