Historical Events In 1989
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Apr 24 10s of thousands of students strikes in Beijing China on this day in history.
Apr 24 In the year 1989 massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day"
Apr 25 On this day in history george Coulouris, actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus), dies at 85
Apr 25 On this day in history mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY
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 In the year 1989 aT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201
Apr 26 In the year 1989 lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack
Apr 26 On this day in history lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78
Apr 26 Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1989 beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China
Apr 27 In the year 1989 mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy
Apr 28 On this day in history olaff J de Landell [JB van Sparwoude], Dutch writer, dies at 77
Apr 30 Critics Siskel & Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad & Ugly), dies at 60
Apr 30 US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup in the year 1989.
May 01 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to the public on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1989 david Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered
May 01 US Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting in the year 1989.
May 03 Christine Jorgensen, 1st transsexual, dies at 62 in the year 1989.
May 04 On this day in history uS launches Magellan to Venus
May 04 US space shuttle STS-30 launched in the year 1989.
May 04 On this day in history white house aide Oliver North is convicted of charges from the Iran-Contra affair The three convictions are later overturned on appeal
May 05 Frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies in the year 1989.
May 05 On this day in history mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY
May 06 On this day in history 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 Mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 minutes in Nepal at 21,030 feet on this day in history.
May 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 in the year 1989.
May 07 In the year 1989 panamanian voters reject dictator Manuel Noriega's bid for presidency
May 08 Paul McCartney releases "My Brave Face" & "Ferry Cross the Mersey" on this day in history.
May 08 US space shuttle STS-30 lands on this day in history.
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 In the year 1989 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"