March 23, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Julian Lennon's 1st concert (San Antonio Texas)
  • Space Shuttle Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-D mission
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Deaths in History

  • Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer, dies at 85
  • Patricia Roberts Harris, (Rep-D), 1st African American woman cabinet member, dies of cancer at 60
  • Peter Charanis, Greek-American scholar and professor (b. 1908)
  • Richard Beeching, chairman of British Railways (b. 1913)