Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 17 May 2021
Feb 10 On this day in history 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 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history mauritius Balfoort, French/Flemish director, dies at 83
Feb 12 In the year 1989 thursday's Child sets sailing record, New York-Cape Horn-San Francisco, 80 days 20 hours
Feb 12 US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1989 kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed
Feb 13 Oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison in the year 1989.
Feb 13 In the year 1989 salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients
Feb 14 African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses"
Feb 14 On this day in history robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dominican Republic
Feb 14 Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million damages for Bhopol disaster on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1989 world's first satellite Skyphone opens
Feb 15 Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt in the year 1989.
Feb 15 In the year 1989 soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends
Feb 15 The last Soviet troops leave Afghanistan, ending nine years of military involvement in the year 1989.
Feb 16 On this day in history egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market
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 On this day in history lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80
Feb 19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies in the year 1989.
Feb 20 Total eclipse of the Moon on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1989 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 On this day in history 31st Grammy Awards Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman
Feb 22 On this day in history fins ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress
Feb 22 In the year 1989 new York Lotto pays $26.9 million to one winner (#s are 1-5-12-19-44-50)
Feb 22 In the year 1989 the first Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award)
Feb 22 On this day in history uK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a "deliberate fraud"
Feb 22 On this day in history uS authors demonstrate against Iranian death treats against Salman Rushdee, author of "Satanic Rituals"
Feb 24 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found in the year 1989.