Historical Events For 1989
Friday, 20 January 2017
Aug 21 In the year 1989 voyager 2 begins a flyby of the planet Neptune
Aug 22 In the year 1989 the first complete ring around Neptune discovered
Aug 23 On this day in history helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies
Aug 24 On this day in history cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.
Aug 24 In the year 1989 pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
Aug 24 Voyager 2 flies past Neptune in the year 1989.
Aug 25 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1989.
Aug 25 In the year 1989 voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)
Aug 26 In the year 1989 henk Heidweiller, ambassador of Suriname, dies
Aug 26 Trumbull Conn, is first US team since 1983 to win Little League WS on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history 100 march through Bensonhurst protesting racial killings
Aug 29 Off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico a 6.7 quake was felt along the coast of Jalisco. Also felt at Guadalajara and in the southern part of the Mexico City area in the year 1989.
Aug 30 Joe De Santis, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner in the year 1989.
Sep 01 A Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commissioner, dies of heart attack at 51 in the year 1989.
Sep 01 In the year 1989 major League Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti dies of a heart attack at age 51.
Sep 01 Princess Anne &Mark Phillips announce their seperation in the year 1989.
Sep 02 A Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commisioner, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1989 rev Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst
Sep 03 A Cuban jetliner crashes shortly after takeoff in Havana, killing 152 people in the year 1989.
Sep 04 On this day in history georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86
Sep 05 On this day in history deborah Norville becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Sep 06 Amateur Atheletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records on this day in history.
Sep 09 Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratalova for the US Open championship in the year 1989.
Sep 09 On this day in history tim Hovey, actor (Slim Carter, Man Afraid), dies of a drug overdose
Sep 10 Boris Becker beats Yvan Lendl for the US Open championship in the year 1989.
Sep 10 East Germans begin their flight to the west (via Hungary &Czech) on this day in history.
Sep 10 Hungary opens its borders to the West, allowing thousands to leave East Germany on this day in history.
Sep 10 On this day in history jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (32 Tests for WI), murdered
Sep 12 Anton Lubowski, Namibian attorney/SWAPO, murdered at 37 on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1989 fay Vincent succeeds the late A. Bartlett Giamatti as commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Sep 13 Yamada Koun, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Sep 14 Calgary Flames become first NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2 on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history edwin McLeod, cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies