Historical Events In 1989
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1989 new York City NY transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15
Jan 01 Year of the Young Reader begins on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history jim &Tammy Bakker return to TV (Oy Vey!)
Jan 03 Russian newspaper Izvestia gets its first commercial advertisement on this day in history.
Jan 04 Aircraft (VF-32) from USS John F. Kennedy shoot down 2 hostile Libyan Migs on this day in history.
Jan 04 Comet Tempel 1 at perihelion on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1989 two Libyan jets are shot down by US aircraft in the Mediterranen
Jan 04 US F-14s shoot down 2 Libyan jet fighters over Mediterranean on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history vice President Bush is first since Vice President Van Buren to declare himself President
Jan 05 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign
Jan 07 On this day in history akhito becomes emperor of Japan
Jan 07 British Midland Boeing 737 crashes on Motorway in the year 1989.
Jan 07 International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris in the year 1989.
Jan 08 On this day in history boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
Jan 08 In the year 1989 soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons
Jan 09 On this day in history "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS
Jan 09 On this day in history johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Jan 11 140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc) on this day in history.
Jan 11 Kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history 6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax)
Jan 12 On this day in history idi Amin expelled from Zaire
Jan 13 "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain in the year 1989.
Jan 13 On this day in history joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51
Jan 13 On this day in history ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq
Jan 13 Soap opera "Ryan's Hope" final episode after 13½ year run in the year 1989.
Jan 13 In the year 1989 subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence
Jan 14 In the year 1989 1,000 muslims burn Rushdies' "Satanic Verses" in Bradford England
Jan 14 On this day in history 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris
Jan 14 In the year 1989 former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped
Jan 15 On this day in history big John Studd wins WWF's first Royal Rumble
Jan 15 Cerberal Palsy telethon raises 22,600,000 on this day in history.
Jan 15 Wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies in the year 1989.
Jan 16 Pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82 in the year 1989.