Historical Events In 1989
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Jan 29 On this day in history dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-point loss since October 1987; index at 2,256.43
Jan 29 In the year 1989 episcopal church appoints first female bishop
Jan 29 On this day in history orlando Arena opens
Jan 29 USSR's Phobos II enters Martian orbit in the year 1989.
Jan 30 On this day in history 16th American Music Award Randy Travis &George Michael win
Jan 30 On this day in history 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor
Jan 30 Former defense attorney Joel Steinberg is convicted in New York of first-degree manslaughter in the death of his daughter, Lisa, aged 6 in the year 1989.
Jan 30 Joel Steinberg found guilty of first degree manslaughter of daughter in the year 1989.
Jan 30 In the year 1989 last day of first class cricket for Dav Whatmore
Jan 30 In the year 1989 olympian, Bruce Kimball, is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing 2 teenagers in a drunk driving accident
Jan 31 Jack Douglas, humorist (My Brother Was an Only Child), dies at 80 in the year 1989.
Feb 01 Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 at perihelion in the year 1989.
Feb 01 Princess Diana of England visits New York NY on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1989 f[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk replaces Botha as South Africa's Nationalist Party leader
Feb 03 On this day in history john Cassavetes, actor/director (Husbands, Dirty Dozen), dies at 59
Feb 03 Twenty villages evacuated in Russia, after high radiation fall-out from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the year 1989.
Feb 03 In the year 1989 uruguayan president Alfredo Stroessner is overthrown in a military coup.
Feb 04 Dean Jones scores 216 vs West Indies at the Adelaide Oval on this day in history.
Feb 04 On this day in history kenneth "Jethro" Burns, country singer (Homer & Jethro), dies at 69
Feb 05 On this day in history joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51
Feb 05 Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes first NBA player to score 38,000 points in the year 1989.
Feb 06 In the year 1989 andre Cayatte, dies
Feb 06 Lech Walesa begins negotiating with the Polish government in the year 1989.
Feb 07 On this day in history tennis superstar Björn Börg, apparently attempts suicide in Milan
Feb 08 144 people die when a Boeing 707 jetliner crashes into a fog-shrouded mountain in the Azores on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history 5 cm of snow falls in outskirts of Los Angeles
Feb 08 Maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election
Feb 09 Neo-Nazi groups outlawed in West Germany in the year 1989.
Feb 10 In the year 1989 dan Kelly, NHL sportscaster, dies at 52, "He shoots, he scores!"
Feb 10 Miami Vice's 100th episode seen on TV on this day in history.
Feb 10 Test Cricket debut of Aaqib Javed, Pakistan vs New Zealand age 16 years 189 days on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history the Democratic National Committee elects Ron Brown as chair, making him the first African-American to head a major political party.
Feb 10 To gain deregulation WWF admits pro wrestling is an exhibition & not a sport, in a New Jersey court in the year 1989.