Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jan 01 New York City NY transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15 in the year 1989.
Jan 01 On this day in history year of the Young Reader begins
Jan 03 In the year 1989 jim &Tammy Bakker return to TV (Oy Vey!)
Jan 03 On this day in history russian newspaper Izvestia gets its first commercial advertisement
Jan 04 Aircraft (VF-32) from USS John F. Kennedy shoot down 2 hostile Libyan Migs in the year 1989.
Jan 04 Comet Tempel 1 at perihelion in the year 1989.
Jan 04 Two Libyan jets are shot down by US aircraft in the Mediterranen on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 05 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test on this day in history.
Jan 06 Hirohito, Japan`s emperor (1922-89), dies at 87 after 62-year reign on this day in history.
Jan 07 Akhito becomes emperor of Japan on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1989 "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS
Jan 09 Johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1989.
Jan 11 On this day in history 140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc)
Jan 11 Kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school in the year 1989.
Jan 12 On this day in history 6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax)
Jan 12 Idi Amin expelled from Zaire on this day in history.
Jan 13 "Friday the 13th" virus strikes hundreds of IBM computers in Britain on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 13 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz begins 1-year jail sentence in the year 1989.
Jan 14 1,000 muslims burn Rushdies' "Satanic Verses" in Bradford England on this day in history.
Jan 14 29 year old French woman gives birth to sextuplets in Paris on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1989 former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped
Jan 15 Big John Studd wins WWF's first Royal Rumble on this day in history.
Jan 15 Cerberal Palsy telethon raises 22,600,000 in the year 1989.
Jan 15 On this day in history wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies
Jan 16 Pierre Boileau, screenwriter (Vertigo), dies at 82 on this day in history.