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Notable Historical Events in 1985 on the 24th

1985Montreal Expo Andre Dawson is 9th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th), and joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice

Historical Events in 1985 on the 24th
Date Event
Jan 24
15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched 
Feb 24
Amy Alcott wins LPGA Circle K Golf Open Tucson 
Feb 24
Birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal 
Feb 24
Jim Kelly (Houston USFL) passes for pro football record 574 yds 
Feb 24
Yul Brynner reprised his role in "The King & I" 
Mar 24
5th Golden Raspberry (Razzie) Awards: Bolero wins 
Mar 24
Jan Stephenson wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic 
Mar 24
Norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Aust, Sharjah) 
Mar 24
5th Golden Raspberry Awards: Bolero wins 
Apr 24
Pulitzer prize awarded to Carolyn Lizer for "Yin" 
May 24
"View to a Kill" premieres in US 
May 24
-25) cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die 
Jun 24
18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 returns to Earth 
Jun 24
Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-F 
Jul 24
Gandhi signs peace contract with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai 
Aug 24
STS 51-I mission scrubbed at T -5m because of bad weather 
Sep 24
Apollo Computer Inc lays off 300 employees 
Sep 24
Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m) 
Sep 24
Montreal Expo Andre Dawson is 9th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th), and joins Willey McCovey to hit 2 HRs in an inn twice 
Nov 24
73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24 
Nov 24
Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed 
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