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Historical Events In 1989

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 16   Police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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.  

Jan 16   USSR announces plan for 2-year manned mission to Mars in the year 1989.  

Jan 17   Al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Five children are shot to death at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California, by a gunman who then kills himself on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded  

Jan 17   In the year 1989 murden & Metz are first women to reach South Pole overland (on skis)  

Jan 17   Sterling A Brown, US poet/critic (Southern Road), dies at 87 in the year 1989.  

Jan 18   Astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49 in the year 1989.  

Jan 18   Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey in the year 1989.  

Jan 18   In the year 1989 iBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988  

Jan 18   Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations & Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history west Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup  

Jan 19   Norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies in the year 1989.  

Jan 19   On this day in history president Reagan pardons George Steinbrenner for illegal funds for Nixon  

Jan 20   Beatrice Lillie, actress (Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies at 94 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Bush inaugurated as 41st President & Quayle becomes 44th Vice President on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 St John's Newfoundland Tory Brian Peckford resigns after 10 years as Newfoundland Premier; replaced by Clyde Wells after election in the year 1989.  

Jan 22   In Tajikistan a 5.3 earthquake occured, two hundred seventy-four people killed, many injured, extensive damage (VII) and mudslides in the Gissar area in the year 1989.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1989 ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42  

Jan 24   On this day in history the first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex  

Jan 26   AT&T reports first loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988 in the year 1989.  

Jan 26   Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia vs West Indies, Sydney  

Jan 26   US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history german war criminals Fischer &Austrian der Fünten freed  

Jan 27   On this day in history oklahoma's linebacker, Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Oklahoma grad student  

Jan 28   46th Golden Globes Rain Man, Working Girl in the year 1989.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1989

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of michael Joseph Tamboli, Eldesburg Md, born 01:23:45 PM on 6-7-89  

Jul 13   Sayumi Michishige, Japanese singer (Morning Musume) was born in the year 1989.  

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of alexandre Pato, Brazilian footballer  

Sep 02   In the year 1989 birth of ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (d. 2008)  

Dec 29   Nathan Forbes, British footballer was born in the year 1989.  

Famous Deaths In 1989

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)  

Jan 06   Hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign in the year 1989.  

Jan 08   In the year 1989 johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Dutch folk singer, dies at 64  

Jan 09   In the year 1989 death of bill Terry, baseball player (b. 1898)  

Jan 10   In the year 1989 death of herbert Morrison, American radio reporter (b. 1905)  

Jan 13   Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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