Historical Events on May 11, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 56 die and at least 265 are injured at Bradford City football ground in the worst fire in English football history
  • Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dave Concepcion becomes 4th Cincinnati Red teammate to get 2,000 hits, others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez & Cesar Cedeno

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Music release#1 in the Charts

Madonna's "Crazy For You" single goes #1

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
  • Pope John Paul II arrival in Netherlands marred by violent protest