Historical Events In 1989
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Sep 15 Harry Cave, cricketer (New Zealand captain 1955-56), dies in the year 1989.
Sep 16 On this day in history singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher
Sep 17 Hurricane Hugo begins 4 day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62 in the year 1989.
Sep 17 Jay Stewart, annoucer on Lets Make a Deal, commits suicide on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history nYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision and returns America's Cup back to the US (from New Zealand)
Sep 18 Hungary begins transition to a Western style democracy on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history hurricane Hugo causes extensive damage in Puerto Rico
Sep 19 Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to New Zealand (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran) on this day in history.
Sep 19 Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens on this day in history.
Sep 19 Guido de Moor, actor (Flanagan, Because of the Cats), dies on this day in history.
Sep 19 Vietnamese troops withdraw from Cambodia on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1989 f Fischer, German war criminal (4, Two of Breda), dies
Sep 21 On this day in history hurricane Hugo bashes Charleston, SC, with winds of up to 135 miles per hour, causing an estimated $8 billion in damage.
Sep 21 Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1989 after Hurricane Hugo, Sailors and Marines provide assistance to Charleston, SC, through 10 October.
Sep 22 Irving Berlin, composer (God Bless America), dies at 101 in the year 1989.
Sep 26 Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome in the year 1989.
Sep 27 In the year 1989 sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash
Sep 28 Ferdinand E Marcos, president of Philippines (1965-86), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Sep 29 A A Busch Jr, brewer/baseball owner (St Louis Cards), dies at 90 in the year 1989.
Sep 30 In the year 1989 nASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii and Ascension
Sep 30 On this day in history virgil Thomson, US composer/critic (4 saints in 3 acts), dies at 92
Oct 01 Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones records his 1,000th NFL tackle on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany
Oct 01 On this day in history uS issues a stamp, labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus
Oct 02 Liesbeth Ribbius Peletier, Neth's 1st female advisor of State, dies in the year 1989.
Oct 03 In the year 1989 joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
Oct 03 Panamanian Defense Force attempted coup of Manuel Noriega fails on this day in history.
Oct 04 Graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48 on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history the exiled Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 06 Bette [Ruth E] Davis, actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81 in the year 1989.
Oct 07 On this day in history radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander
Oct 09 Penthouse Magazine's hebrew edition hits the newstands in the year 1989.
Oct 09 Tass, the official Soviet news agency, reports that a spaceship, with a crew of three extra-terrestrials, lands in a city park in Voronezh on this day in history.