Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jun 04 Eastern Europe's first somewhat free election in 40 years held in Poland in the year 1989.
Jun 04 On this day in history largest parade in Bronx history honors 350th anniversary
Jun 05 In the year 1989 billy Smith, last original NY Islander, retires
Jun 05 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Flowers in the Dirt"
Jun 07 In the year 1989 milton van Embricqs, Suriname/Dutch publicist, dies
Jun 09 In the year 1989 "Star Trek V" premiers
Jun 09 On this day in history michael Changs French Open win makes him youngest male to go to finals
Jun 09 In the year 1989 piet[er J] Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52), dies
Jun 09 On this day in history rare tornado in Philadelphia kills 1
Jun 10 On this day in history major French Open upset, as Spain's Arantxa Sanchez, 17 beats heavily favored Steffi Graf, also first Spaniard to win a grand slam title
Jun 10 On this day in history richard Quine, director/actor (Babes on Broadway), dies at 68
Jun 12 In the year 1989 ben Johnson, Canadian Olympian, admits using steroids
Jun 12 Peter Conrad Baden, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1989.
Jun 13 In the year 1989 fran Allison, actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie), dies at 81
Jun 14 In the year 1989 ground breaking begins in Minn on the world's largest mall
Jun 14 In the year 1989 pete de Freitas, drummer (Echo & the Bunnyman), dies
Jun 14 Rocker Carol King gets a star in Hollywood's walk of fame in the year 1989.
Jun 15 Ray McAnally, actor (My Left Foot, Empire State), dies in Dublin at 63 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Ronald Reagan is knighted by Queen Elizabeth in the year 1989.
Jun 16 "Ghostbusters II" premiers on this day in history.
Jun 16 4 golfers shoot a hole-in-one on the same hole at the US Open are made all on the 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price) on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history john Matusek, NFLer (Oak Raider)/actor, dies of a heart attack at 38
Jun 17 In the year 1989 uS beats Guatemala 2-1, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Jun 18 Comet Churyunov-Gerasimenko at perihelion on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1989 hy Gardner, newspaper columnist, dies at 80
Jun 21 On this day in history lee Quencey Calhoun, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60), dies at 56
Jun 21 In the year 1989 melanie Griffith &Don Johnson remarry
Jun 21 Supreme Court rules ok to burn US flag as a political expression in the year 1989.
Jun 22 Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1989.
Jun 23 In the year 1989 the movie "Batman" premiers
Jun 25 First US postmark dedicated to Lesbian & Gay Pride (Stonewall, NYC) in the year 1989.
Jun 26 On this day in history canada updates coins with a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth.
Jun 26 Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson marry for the 2nd time on this day in history.
Jun 26 On Hawaii, a 6.1 quake (actually 2 events about 5 seconds apart) results in five people injured slightly, 5 homes destroyed and about 100 homes damaged in the Puna District. Landslides occurred in several places and blocked a road at Honomu on this day in history.