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Notable Historical Events in 1985 on the 19th

1985Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

1985US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

Historical Events in 1985 on the 19th
Date Event
Jan 19
"Born In The USA" by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #9 
Jan 19
4 die in a car & train crash in Buda Ill 
Feb 19
150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain 
Feb 19
ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy 
Feb 19
Canned & bottled Cherry Coke introduced by Coca-Cola 
Feb 19
Mickey Mouse welcomed in China 
Feb 19
William Schroeder is 1st artificial heart patient to leave hospital He spent 15 minutes outside Humana Hospital in Louisville, Ky 
Mar 19
"Spin Magazine" begins publishing 
Mar 19
NSW wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket 
Mar 19
Senate votes 55-45, to authorize production of the MX missile 
Apr 19
16th Space Shuttle Mission (51-D)-Discovery 4 returns to Earth 
Apr 19
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR 
Apr 19
Advance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia's national anthem, and green and gold as the national colours. 
May 19
Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic 
Jun 19
Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place 
Jul 19
Christa McAuliffe chosen 1st school teacher to fly space shuttle 
Jul 19
Dam in Fiemme Valley Italy bursts; 200-300 die 
Jul 19
The Val di Stava Dam collapse killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy. 
Aug 19
Japan launches its 2nd probe of Halley's Comet, Suisei 
Aug 19
Following the Rubicon speech four days earlier, Archbishop Desmond Tutu snubs P. W. Botha's invitation to attend a meeting to discuss the role and actions of the police and security forces in South Africa 
Sep 19
12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1) 
Nov 19
Herb Gardner's "I'm Not Rappaport" premieres in NYC 
Nov 19
US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time 
Dec 19
"Wind in the Willows" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 perfs 
Dec 19
Mary Lund is 1st woman to receive a Jarvik VII artificial heart 
Dec 19
STS 61-C scrubbed at T -13s because of SRB auxiliary power problem 
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