Historical Events In 1989
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Feb 10 In the year 1989 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 11 Barbara Clementine Harris consecrated first female bishop (Episcopalian) on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1989 george O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
Feb 11 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary in the year 1989.
Feb 12 In the year 1989 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel
Feb 12 On this day in history mauritius Balfoort, French/Flemish director, dies at 83
Feb 12 On this day in history thursday's Child sets sailing record, New York-Cape Horn-San Francisco, 80 days 20 hours
Feb 12 In the year 1989 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
Feb 13 Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1989 oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison
Feb 13 Salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients in the year 1989.
Feb 14 African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam in the year 1989.
Feb 14 Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses" on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1989 robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dominican Republic
Feb 14 On this day in history union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million damages for Bhopol disaster
Feb 14 On this day in history world's first satellite Skyphone opens
Feb 15 In the year 1989 israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt
Feb 15 On this day in history soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends
Feb 15 The last Soviet troops leave Afghanistan, ending nine years of military involvement on this day in history.
Feb 16 Egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market in the year 1989.
Feb 16 Jane Fonda & Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage on this day in history.
Feb 16 William Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia in the year 1989.
Feb 17 Lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1989 total eclipse of the Moon
Feb 21 On this day in history pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling
Feb 21 In the year 1989 uS bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1 billion street value)
Feb 22 31st Grammy Awards Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman on this day in history.
Feb 22 Fins ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress in the year 1989.
Feb 22 On this day in history new York Lotto pays $26.9 million to one winner (#s are 1-5-12-19-44-50)
Feb 22 The first Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award) in the year 1989.
Feb 22 UK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a "deliberate fraud" on this day in history.
Feb 22 US authors demonstrate against Iranian death treats against Salman Rushdee, author of "Satanic Rituals" on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found