Historical Events In 1989
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Aug 21 Voyager 2 begins a flyby of the planet Neptune on this day in history.
Aug 22 The first complete ring around Neptune discovered on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies
Aug 24 Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti in the year 1989.
Aug 24 On this day in history pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
Aug 24 Voyager 2 flies past Neptune on this day in history.
Aug 25 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1989.
Aug 25 Voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT) in the year 1989.
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 in the year 1989.
Aug 27 In the year 1989 100 march through Bensonhurst protesting racial killings
Aug 29 In the year 1989 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
Aug 30 Joe De Santis, dies at 80 in the year 1989.
Aug 30 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner in the year 1989.
Sep 01 On this day in history a Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commissioner, dies of heart attack at 51
Sep 01 Major League Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti dies of a heart attack at age 51 in the year 1989.
Sep 01 On this day in history princess Anne &Mark Phillips announce their seperation
Sep 02 A Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commisioner, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Sep 02 Rev Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history a Cuban jetliner crashes shortly after takeoff in Havana, killing 152 people.
Sep 04 Georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86 in the year 1989.
Sep 05 In the year 1989 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 On this day in history steffi Graf beats Martina Navratalova for the US Open championship
Sep 09 In the year 1989 tim Hovey, actor (Slim Carter, Man Afraid), dies of a drug overdose
Sep 10 Boris Becker beats Yvan Lendl for the US Open championship on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1989 east Germans begin their flight to the west (via Hungary &Czech)
Sep 10 On this day in history hungary opens its borders to the West, allowing thousands to leave East Germany
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 in the year 1989.
Sep 13 Fay Vincent succeeds the late A. Bartlett Giamatti as commissioner of Major League Baseball on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1989 yamada Koun, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies at 82
Sep 14 Calgary Flames become first NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2 on this day in history.
Sep 14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies in the year 1989.