Historical Events In 1989
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Apr 24 On this day in history 10s of thousands of students strikes in Beijing China
Apr 24 Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day" in the year 1989.
Apr 25 In the year 1989 george Coulouris, actor (Papillon, Runaway Bus), dies at 85
Apr 25 Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1989 near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico a 6.8 quake killed 3 people, and few injured and some damage at Mexico City
Apr 26 On this day in history aT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201
Apr 26 Lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack in the year 1989.
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 On this day in history beijing students take over Tiananmen Square in China
Apr 27 Mandatory seatbelt law goes into effect in Italy on this day in history.
Apr 28 Olaff J de Landell [JB van Sparwoude], Dutch writer, dies at 77 in the year 1989.
Apr 30 In the year 1989 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 In the year 1989 uS beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
May 01 135 acre Disney's MGM studio officially opens to the public on this day in history.
May 01 David Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered in the year 1989.
May 01 US Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1989 christine Jorgensen, 1st transsexual, dies at 62
May 04 In the year 1989 uS launches Magellan to Venus
May 04 In the year 1989 uS space shuttle STS-30 launched
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 Frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies on this day in history.
May 05 In the year 1989 mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY
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 On this day in history mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 minutes in Nepal at 21,030 feet
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 on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history panamanian voters reject dictator Manuel Noriega's bid for presidency
May 08 In the year 1989 paul McCartney releases "My Brave Face" & "Ferry Cross the Mersey"
May 08 US space shuttle STS-30 lands on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 1989 journalists petition Chinese Government for freedom of press
May 09 In the year 1989 keith Whitley, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes), dies at 33
May 09 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" on this day in history.