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1985 Historical Event(s)
- February 20, 1985 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 4, 1985 – The Food and Drug Administration approves a blood test for AIDS, used since then for screening all blood donations in the United States.
- March 11, 1985 – Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
- April 19, 1985 – FBI siege on the compound of The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord (CSAL) in Arkansas
- July 13, 1985 – Vice President George H.W. Bush becomes the Acting President for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery to remove polyps from his colon.
- August 2, 1985 – Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
- October 4, 1985 – Free Software Foundation is founded in Massachusetts, United States.
- October 10, 1985 – United States Navy F-14 fighter jets intercept an Egyptian plane carrying the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijackers and force it to land at a NATO base in Sigonella, Sicily where they are arrested.
- October 29, 1985 – Major General Samuel K. Doe is announced the winner of the first multi-party election in Liberia.
- November 9, 1985 – Garry Kasparov, 22, of the Soviet Union becomes the youngest World Chess Champion by beating Anatoly Karpov, also of the Soviet Union.
Who Were Born On 1985?
- February 3, 1985 – Andrei Kostitsyn, Belarusian hockey player
- February 11, 1985 – Harris Allan, Canadian actor
- March 27, 1985 – Stijn De Smet, Belgian footballer
- May 8, 1985 – Mashio Miyazaki, Japanese actress
- May 31, 1985 – Ian Vougioukas, Greek basketball player
- October 2, 1985 – Brandon Jackson, American football player
- October 19, 1985 – Terry Etim, English mixed martial artist
- November 15, 1985 – Lily Aldridge, American fashion model
- December 3, 1985 – Sıla Şahin, German actress
- December 12, 1985 – Pat Calathes, Greek-American basketball player