Historical Events In 1989
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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 Helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies on this day in history.
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 Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1989 trumbull Conn, is first US team since 1983 to win Little League WS
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 In the year 1989 joe De Santis, dies at 80
Aug 30 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history a Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commissioner, dies of heart attack at 51
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 in the year 1989.
Sep 02 In the year 1989 rev Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst
Sep 03 On this day in history a Cuban jetliner crashes shortly after takeoff in Havana, killing 152 people.
Sep 04 On this day in history 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 Amateur Atheletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records in the year 1989.
Sep 09 Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratalova for the US Open championship on this day in history.
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 in the year 1989.
Sep 10 On this day in history east Germans begin their flight to the west (via Hungary &Czech)
Sep 10 Hungary opens its borders to the West, allowing thousands to leave East Germany in the year 1989.
Sep 10 Jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (32 Tests for WI), murdered on this day in history.
Sep 12 Anton Lubowski, Namibian attorney/SWAPO, murdered at 37 in the year 1989.
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 in the year 1989.
Sep 14 In the year 1989 edwin McLeod, cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies