Historical Events In 1989
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Oct 11 Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51
Oct 13 On this day in history dow Jones down 190.58 points
Oct 14 Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd
Oct 15 On this day in history south African pres FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners
Oct 15 In the year 1989 wayne Gretsky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
Oct 16 In the year 1989 cornel Wilde, actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles), dies at 74
Oct 17 In the year 1989 earthquake in SF (6.9) kills 67
Oct 18 US 62nd manned space mission (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit in the year 1989.
Oct 19 On this day in history the 'Guilford Four', accused of IRA bombings, have their convictions quashed after serving 14 years in prison
Oct 20 On this day in history anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76
Oct 21 Buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake on this day in history.
Oct 22 Roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 24 After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86) on this day in history.
Oct 24 Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies
Oct 26 Andrew Roberts, cricketer (7 Tests for New Zealand 1976), dies on this day in history.
Oct 26 The re-built Globe Theatre in London reopens for the first time in 350 years in the year 1989.
Oct 28 Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series on this day in history.
Oct 29 The African National Congress(ANC) first political rally for almost thirty years is attended by 70,000 supporters in the year 1989.
Oct 31 On this day in history conrad Beck, composer, dies at 88
Nov 01 In the year 1989 dedication of the National Army Memorial in Anzac Parade, Canberra, by the Governor-General, the Hon Bill Hayden
Nov 01 On this day in history scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights
Nov 01 Typhoon Gay (1989) in Thailand, India killing 1,036 people on this day in history.
Nov 05 In the year 1989 barry Sadler singer (Green Berets), dies at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn
Nov 05 Barry Sadler, singer (Green Berets), murdered at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn in the year 1989.
Nov 05 US plays El Salvador, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup on this day in history.
Nov 05 Vladamir Horowitz pianist, dies at 85 in the year 1989.
Nov 08 In the year 1989 andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67
Nov 09 East Berlin opens its borders on this day in history.
Nov 10 East German border guards begin to dismantle parts of the 'Berlin Wall' on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history germans begin punching holes in the Berlin Wall
Nov 10 In the year 1989 guerrillas battle with government forces in El Salvador