October 8, 1985 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • "Rembrandt & Hitler or Me" premieres in Amsterdam
  • Little Richard seriously injured in a car accident

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
  • Ricardo Bacchelli, playwright/poet (Il malino del Po), dies at 94