Historical Events In 1989
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Apr 24 10s of thousands of students strikes in Beijing China in the year 1989.
Apr 24 In the year 1989 massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day"
Apr 25 George Coulouris, actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Apr 25 Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY on this day in history.
Apr 25 Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico a 6.8 quake killed 3 people, and few injured and some damage at Mexico City on this day in history.
Apr 26 AT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201 on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1989 lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack
Apr 26 Lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78 on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany
Apr 27 Beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China on this day in history.
Apr 27 Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 1989 olaff J de Landell [JB van Sparwoude], Dutch writer, dies at 77
Apr 30 On this day in history critics Siskel & Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show
Apr 30 Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history uS beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
May 01 On this day in history 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to the public
May 01 In the year 1989 david Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered
May 01 On this day in history uS Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting
May 03 On this day in history christine Jorgensen, 1st transsexual, dies at 62
May 04 US launches Magellan to Venus on this day in history.
May 04 US space shuttle STS-30 launched on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1989 white house aide Oliver North is convicted of charges from the Iran-Contra affair The three convictions are later overturned on appeal
May 05 In the year 1989 frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies
May 05 Mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY in the year 1989.
May 06 In the year 1989 guy Williams, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space)
May 07 On this day in history guy Williams, actor (Zorro, Lost in Space), dies in Argentina at 65
May 07 In the year 1989 mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 minutes in Nepal at 21,030 feet
May 07 In the year 1989 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
May 07 Panamanian voters reject dictator Manuel Noriega's bid for presidency on this day in history.
May 08 Paul McCartney releases "My Brave Face" & "Ferry Cross the Mersey" on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history uS space shuttle STS-30 lands
May 09 Journalists petition Chinese Government for freedom of press in the year 1989.
May 09 In the year 1989 keith Whitley, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes), dies at 33
May 09 On this day in history vice President Dan Quayle says in United Negro College Fund speech "What a waste it is to lose one's mind" instead of "a mind is terrible thing to waste"