July 5, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party wins re-election in Zimbabwe for a second term

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe

Deaths in History

  • Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86