Historical Events In 1989
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Mar 07 On this day in history panamanian voters reject dictator Manuel Noriega's bid for presidency
Mar 07 On this day in history partial eclipse of the Sun (Hawaii, NW North America, Greenland)
Mar 08 In the year 1989 "Heidi Chronicles" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 621 performances
Mar 09 Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy on this day in history.
Mar 09 Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer, dies at 42 in the year 1989.
Mar 09 Senate rejects Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary in the year 1989.
Mar 09 In the year 1989 soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
Mar 09 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1989 an Air Ontario jet crashes after take off from Dryden, killing 24, injuring 45; inquiry later blames wing icing for the crash.
Mar 10 In the year 1989 in Malawi a 6.2 earthquake occured, at least 9 people killed, 100 injured and damage in the Salima-Dedza-Mchinji area. About 50,000 left homeless in Malawi
Mar 11 In the year 1989 johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57
Mar 12 15th People's Choice Awards in the year 1989.
Mar 12 On this day in history 2 cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found (Philadelphia)
Mar 12 Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election on this day in history.
Mar 12 Maurice Evans, actor (Bewitched, MacBeth), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Mar 13 In the year 1989 27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, first woman to do the countdown
Mar 13 FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in US on this day in history.
Mar 13 US space shuttle STS-29 launched in the year 1989.
Mar 14 On this day in history edward Abbey (environmental author), dies after surgery at 62
Mar 15 "Les Miserables", opens at Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto on this day in history.
Mar 15 Department of Veterans Affairs officially established as a Cabinet position on this day in history.
Mar 17 Dorothy Cudahy is first female grand marshal of St Patrick Day Parade in the year 1989.
Mar 17 In the year 1989 merritt Butrick, actor (Shy People, Wired to Kill), dies of AIDS at 29
Mar 18 27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth in the year 1989.
Mar 18 In the year 1989 california Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
Mar 18 In the year 1989 piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51
Mar 19 Boeing V-22 Osprey VTOL aircraft makes maiden flight on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history lori Garbacz wins Circle K LPGA Golf Open Tucson
Mar 19 World Ice Dance Championship in Paris France won by M Klimova &S Ponomarenko (USR) in the year 1989.
Mar 19 In the year 1989 world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Paris France won by E Gordeeva &S Grinkov (USSR)
Mar 19 World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Paris France won by Midori Ito (Japan) in the year 1989.
Mar 19 On this day in history world Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris France won by Kurt Browning (Canada)
Mar 20 On this day in history baseball announces Reds manager Pete Rose is under investigation
Mar 20 Richard J Kerr replaces Robert M Gates as deputy director of CIA on this day in history.