On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1985

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NY Mets catcher Gary Carter's 2 HRs in a 9-2 win in San Diego ties MLB record of 5 HRs in 2 games
  • Russian Igor Paklin sets new high jump world record at 2.41m in Kobe, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • George O'Brien, American actor (Sunrise: A Song of Two Human), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Isabel Jeans, actress (Suspicion, Easy Virtue, Tovarich), dies at 93