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November 16, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Conference meetingSummit of Interest

President Reagan arrives in Geneva for a summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Birthdays in History

  • Sanna Marin, Finnish politician, youngest-ever Prime Minister of Finland (2019-), born in Helsinki, Finland

Deaths in History

  • John Sparkman, American politician (Sen-D-Alabama 1946-79, Rep-D-Alabama 1937-46), dies at 85
  • Stuart Chase, American writer and economist (The Tragedy of Waste), dies at 97
1985 in History