What Happened on September 21, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American CIA case officer Edward Lee Howard flees to Russia after being identified as a KGB agent

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 to become Heavyweight Boxing Champion

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Wicks, British fitness coach, presenter and author (The Body Coach), born in Epsom, England
  • Maryam Hassouni, Dutch actor

Famous Deaths

  • Gu Long, Taiwanese writer of wuxia novels (b. 1937)