What Happened on September 3, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-returns to Earth
  • England regain Cricket Ashes by beating Australia at The Oval
  • NY Met Gary Carter hits 3 consecutive HRs in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelvin Wilson, English footballer
  • Scott Carson, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Jo Jones, American jazz drummer, dies at 73
  • John Herbert McDowell, American composer for ballet, TV and the stage, dies at 58