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Historical Events In 1989

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Feb 10   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1989 barbara Clementine Harris consecrated first female bishop (Episcopalian)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel in the year 1989.  

Feb 12   In the year 1989 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   Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses" in the year 1989.  

Feb 14   On this day in history robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dominican Republic  

Feb 14   In the year 1989 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   Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jane Fonda & Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage  

Feb 16   In the year 1989 william Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia  

Feb 17   In the year 1989 lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80  

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   Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling in the year 1989.  

Feb 21   On this day in history uS bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1 billion street value)  

Feb 22   In the year 1989 31st Grammy Awards Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman  

Feb 22   In the year 1989 fins ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress  

Feb 22   New York Lotto pays $26.9 million to one winner (#s are 1-5-12-19-44-50) in the year 1989.  

Feb 22   The first Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1989 uK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a "deliberate fraud"  

Feb 22   US authors demonstrate against Iranian death treats against Salman Rushdee, author of "Satanic Rituals" in the year 1989.  

Feb 24   150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Alexandre Pato, Brazilian footballer was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Ishmeet Singh Sodhi, Indian Playback Singer (d. 2008) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Nathan Forbes, British footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1989

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Johnny Jordaan, [Jan van Musscher], Dutch folk singer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Bill Terry, baseball player (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of herbert Morrison, American radio reporter (b. 1905)  

Jan 13   In the year 1989 joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51  

Jan 15   Wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies in the year 1989.  

Jan 16   On this day in history pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82  

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