Historical Events In 1989
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Oct 11 Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53 in the year 1989.
Oct 12 Franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Dow Jones down 190.58 points in the year 1989.
Oct 14 In the year 1989 michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30
Oct 15 Billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd in the year 1989.
Oct 15 In the year 1989 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 Earthquake in SF (6.9) kills 67 on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1989 uS 62nd manned space mission (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit
Oct 19 In the year 1989 the 'Guilford Four', accused of IRA bombings, have their convictions quashed after serving 14 years in prison
Oct 20 Anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Oct 21 Buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1989 roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84
Oct 24 In the year 1989 after a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86)
Oct 24 Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud in the year 1989.
Oct 25 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 28 Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series in the year 1989.
Oct 29 In the year 1989 the African National Congress(ANC) first political rally for almost thirty years is attended by 70,000 supporters
Oct 31 Conrad Beck, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1989.
Nov 01 On this day in history dedication of the National Army Memorial in Anzac Parade, Canberra, by the Governor-General, the Hon Bill Hayden
Nov 01 Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights on this day in history.
Nov 01 Typhoon Gay (1989) in Thailand, India killing 1,036 people in the year 1989.
Nov 05 On this day in history 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 in the year 1989.
Nov 05 In the year 1989 vladamir Horowitz pianist, dies at 85
Nov 08 Andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Nov 09 East Berlin opens its borders in the year 1989.
Nov 10 On this day in history east German border guards begin to dismantle parts of the 'Berlin Wall'
Nov 10 Germans begin punching holes in the Berlin Wall in the year 1989.
Nov 10 In the year 1989 guerrillas battle with government forces in El Salvador