Historical Events For 1989
Monday, 21 August 2017
Aug 21 Voyager 2 begins a flyby of the planet Neptune on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1989 the first complete ring around Neptune discovered
Aug 23 In the year 1989 helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies
Aug 24 Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti on this day in history.
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 In the year 1989 gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80
Aug 25 On this day in history voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT)
Aug 26 Henk Heidweiller, ambassador of Suriname, dies in the year 1989.
Aug 26 On this day in history trumbull Conn, is first US team since 1983 to win Little League WS
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 On this day in history roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1989 georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86
Sep 05 Deborah Norville becomes news anchor of the Today Show in the year 1989.
Sep 06 On this day in history amateur Atheletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records
Sep 09 Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratalova for the US Open championship in the year 1989.
Sep 09 Tim Hovey, actor (Slim Carter, Man Afraid), dies of a drug overdose in the year 1989.
Sep 10 On this day in history boris Becker beats Yvan Lendl for the US Open championship
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 In the year 1989 jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (32 Tests for WI), murdered
Sep 12 In the year 1989 anton Lubowski, Namibian attorney/SWAPO, murdered at 37
Sep 13 Fay Vincent succeeds the late A. Bartlett Giamatti as commissioner of Major League Baseball in the year 1989.
Sep 13 On this day in history yamada Koun, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies at 82
Sep 14 On this day in history calgary Flames become first NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
Sep 14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies in the year 1989.