Historical Events In 1989
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15
Jan 01 Year of the Young Reader begins in the year 1989.
Jan 03 In the year 1989 jim &Tammy Bakker return to TV (Oy Vey!)
Jan 03 Russian newspaper Izvestia gets its first commercial advertisement on this day in history.
Jan 04 Aircraft (VF-32) from USS John F. Kennedy shoot down 2 hostile Libyan Migs on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1989 comet Tempel 1 at perihelion
Jan 04 In the year 1989 two Libyan jets are shot down by US aircraft in the Mediterranen
Jan 04 US F-14s shoot down 2 Libyan jet fighters over Mediterranean in the year 1989.
Jan 04 Vice President Bush is first since Vice President Van Buren to declare himself President in the year 1989.
Jan 05 On this day in history 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test
Jan 06 Hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1989 akhito becomes emperor of Japan
Jan 07 In the year 1989 british Midland Boeing 737 crashes on Motorway
Jan 07 In the year 1989 international Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris
Jan 08 In the year 1989 boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
Jan 08 Soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons in the year 1989.
Jan 09 On this day in history "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS
Jan 09 In the year 1989 johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Jan 11 140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc) in the year 1989.
Jan 11 In the year 1989 kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school
Jan 12 6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax) in the year 1989.
Jan 12 In the year 1989 idi Amin expelled from Zaire
Jan 13 On this day in history "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain
Jan 13 Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51 in the year 1989.
Jan 13 On this day in history ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq
Jan 13 Soap opera "Ryan's Hope" final episode after 13˝ year run in the year 1989.
Jan 13 In the year 1989 subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence
Jan 14 On this day in history 1,000 muslims burn Rushdies' "Satanic Verses" in Bradford England
Jan 14 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris on this day in history.
Jan 14 Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped in the year 1989.
Jan 15 On this day in history big John Studd wins WWF's first Royal Rumble
Jan 15 Cerberal Palsy telethon raises 22,600,000 in the year 1989.
Jan 15 Wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies in the year 1989.
Jan 16 Pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82 in the year 1989.