Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 21 September 2020
Feb 24 On this day in history margaret Ray found in David Letterman's home, claims to be his wife
Feb 24 In the year 1989 uS Boeing 747 loses parts of roof over Pacific, 9 die
Feb 24 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1989 first independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms
Feb 25 Lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt) on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1989 mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
Feb 25 Rob Boyd wins a World Cup downhill race in home town of Whistler; first Canadian to win a FIS World Cup Ski race in Canada on this day in history.
Feb 26 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 634 performances on this day in history.
Feb 26 California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1989 lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (95.5 hPa)
Feb 27 Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies in the year 1989.
Feb 27 German war criminals Austria der Fünten/Fischer, freed in Holland on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1989 gretchen Polhemus, 23, (Texas), crowned 38th Miss USA
Feb 28 Hermann Burger, writer, dies at 46 in the year 1989.
Feb 28 Memo by Brian Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public on this day in history.
Mar 01 Ben Johnson's coach testifies Johnson began using steroids in 1981 in the year 1989.
Mar 01 Comet du Toit at perihelion in the year 1989.
Mar 01 On this day in history henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host, dies at 64
Mar 01 Julianne Phillips &Bruce Springsteen divorce on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1989 12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000
Mar 02 Exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil in the year 1989.
Mar 02 On this day in history madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial
Mar 02 In the year 1989 new York Met Darryl Strawberry swings at teammate Keith Hernandez
Mar 03 Machinists strike Eastern Airlines; pilots honor picket lines on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history robert McFarlane gets $20,000 fine, 2 years probation for Iran-Contra
Mar 04 Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history eastern Airlines machinists strike
Mar 04 Time and Warner Communications announce a planned merger to form the world's largest media and entertainment company in the year 1989.
Mar 05 On this day in history 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
Mar 06 Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1989 chinese occupying forces fire on Tibetan monks and civilians
Mar 07 Iran drops diplomatic relations with Britain over Salman Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" in the year 1989.
Mar 07 On this day in history mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 minutes in Nepal at 21,030 feet
Mar 07 On the Burma-China Border Region a 5.6 quake killed at least 1 person, 91 injured and 5,300 houses destroyed in the Gengma area, China on this day in history.