Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 30 March 2020
Jan 01 New York City NY transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15 in the year 1989.
Jan 01 Year of the Young Reader begins on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1989 jim &Tammy Bakker return to TV (Oy Vey!)
Jan 03 Russian newspaper Izvestia gets its first commercial advertisement in the year 1989.
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 Two Libyan jets are shot down by US aircraft in the Mediterranen on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1989 uS F-14s shoot down 2 Libyan jet fighters over Mediterranean
Jan 04 In the year 1989 vice President Bush is first since Vice President Van Buren to declare himself President
Jan 05 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test in the year 1989.
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 International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris in the year 1989.
Jan 08 On this day in history boeing 737-400 crashes in England, 46 die
Jan 08 In the year 1989 soviet Union promises to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons
Jan 09 "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS on this day in history.
Jan 09 Johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1989 140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc)
Jan 11 Kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history 6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax)
Jan 12 On this day in history idi Amin expelled from Zaire
Jan 13 "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain in the year 1989.
Jan 13 In the year 1989 joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51
Jan 13 Ruins of Mashkan-shapir (occupied 2050-1720 BC) found in Iraq on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history soap opera "Ryan's Hope" final episode after 13˝ year run
Jan 13 In the year 1989 subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence
Jan 14 1,000 muslims burn Rushdies' "Satanic Verses" in Bradford England in the year 1989.
Jan 14 In the year 1989 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris
Jan 14 Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped in the year 1989.
Jan 15 In the year 1989 big John Studd wins WWF's first Royal Rumble
Jan 15 On this day in history cerberal Palsy telethon raises 22,600,000
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 on this day in history.