On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM (NY)

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

Famous Deaths

  • Charles F. Richter, American physicist and seismologist (developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquake magnitude), dies at 85
  • Heleb MacInnes, US spy writer (Affiliate in place), dies at 77

Person of interestSimone Signoret

Simone Signoret, German/French actress (Room at Top, Gina), dies at 64