What happened this day in history October 6, 1985

What are the important events that happened on October 6, 1985? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 6, 1985: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 6, 1985 is the 279th day of the year 1985 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 86 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 23, 1985 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 138,168 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaheptacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $115.23. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 6, 1985 Historical Events

  • 1985
    PC Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.

Who were born on October 6, 1985?

  • 1985
    Sylvia Fowles, American basketball player

Who died on October 6, 1985?

  • 1985
    Nelson Riddle, American bandleader (b. 1921)

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