Deaths in History in February 1985

  • Feb 3 Frank Oppenheimer, American physicist (b. 1912)
  • Feb 5 Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (b. 1907)
  • Feb 6 James Hadley Chase, English writer (b. 1906)
  • Feb 7 Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83

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Feb 8 William Lyons, British automobile manufacturer, dies at 84

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  • Feb 11 Ben Abruzzo, American businessman and balloonist (b. 1930)
  • Feb 19 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies
  • Feb 20 Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), dies of leukaemia at 80
  • Feb 21 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47
  • Feb 22 Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (b. 1913)
  • Feb 27 Henry Cabot Lodge, American politician (Sen-R) and diplomat, dies at 82