Historical Events In 1989
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 16 Police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague in the year 1989.
Jan 16 Three days of riots begin in Miami after a police officer shoots and kills a black motorcyclist, which also claims the life of the passenger in the ensuing crash on this day in history.
Jan 16 USSR announces plan for 2-year manned mission to Mars on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach
Jan 17 In the year 1989 five children are shot to death at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California, by a gunman who then kills himself.
Jan 17 Gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded on this day in history.
Jan 17 Murden & Metz are first women to reach South Pole overland (on skis) in the year 1989.
Jan 17 In the year 1989 sterling A Brown, US poet/critic (Southern Road), dies at 87
Jan 18 In the year 1989 astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC)
Jan 18 On this day in history bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49
Jan 18 In the year 1989 candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey
Jan 18 IBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations & Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Jan 18 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup in the year 1989.
Jan 19 Norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history president Reagan pardons George Steinbrenner for illegal funds for Nixon
Jan 20 On this day in history beatrice Lillie, actress (Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies at 94
Jan 20 Bush inaugurated as 41st President & Quayle becomes 44th Vice President on this day in history.
Jan 20 In the year 1989 wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket first ball in 1st-class cricket
Jan 21 On this day in history a woman is assaulted & raped in the room of an Oklahoma football player
Jan 21 In the year 1989 in St John's Newfoundland Tory Brian Peckford resigns after 10 years as Newfoundland Premier; replaced by Clyde Wells after election
Jan 22 On this day in history in Tajikistan a 5.3 earthquake occured, two hundred seventy-four people killed, many injured, extensive damage (VII) and mudslides in the Gissar area
Jan 23 In the year 1989 challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court
Jan 23 Surrealist painter Salvador Dali dies at age 84 in the year 1989.
Jan 24 Serial killer Ted Bundy is put to death in Florida's electric chair on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42
Jan 24 The first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex in the year 1989.
Jan 26 AT&T reports first loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988 in the year 1989.
Jan 26 On this day in history paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies
Jan 26 Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia vs West Indies, Sydney in the year 1989.
Jan 26 In the year 1989 uS computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus
Jan 27 On this day in history german war criminals Fischer &Austrian der Fünten freed
Jan 27 In the year 1989 oklahoma's linebacker, Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Oklahoma grad student
Jan 28 In the year 1989 46th Golden Globes Rain Man, Working Girl