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October 8, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • "Rembrandt & Hitler or Me" premieres in Amsterdam

Birthdays in History

  • Eiji Wentz, Japanese American entertainer (WaT), born in Tokyo, Japan

Deaths in History

  • Leon Klinghoffer, American murdered by hijackers of the Achille Lauro when they threw him off the boat at 69
  • Malcolm Ross, American balloonist and atmospheric physicist, dies at 65
  • Ricardo Bacchelli, Italian playwright and poet (Il malino del Po), dies at 94
1985 in History