Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Aug 21 Voyager 2 begins a flyby of the planet Neptune in the year 1989.
Aug 22 The first complete ring around Neptune discovered in the year 1989.
Aug 23 Helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1989 cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.
Aug 24 In the year 1989 pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
Aug 24 In the year 1989 voyager 2 flies past Neptune
Aug 25 In the year 1989 gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80
Aug 25 Voyager 2 makes its closest approach to Neptune (0400 GMT) in the year 1989.
Aug 26 Henk Heidweiller, ambassador of Suriname, dies on this day in history.
Aug 26 Trumbull Conn, is first US team since 1983 to win Little League WS on this day in history.
Aug 27 100 march through Bensonhurst protesting racial killings in the year 1989.
Aug 29 Off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico a 6.7 quake was felt along the coast of Jalisco. Also felt at Guadalajara and in the southern part of the Mexico City area on this day in history.
Aug 30 Joe De Santis, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1989 a Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commissioner, dies of heart attack at 51
Sep 01 In the year 1989 major League Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti dies of a heart attack at age 51.
Sep 01 In the year 1989 princess Anne &Mark Phillips announce their seperation
Sep 02 A Bartlett Giamatti, baseball commisioner, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1989 rev Al Sharpton leads a civil rights march through Bensonhurst
Sep 03 A Cuban jetliner crashes shortly after takeoff in Havana, killing 152 people on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1989 georges Simenon, Belgian/French writer/director (Maigret), dies at 86
Sep 05 On this day in history deborah Norville becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Sep 06 In the year 1989 amateur Atheletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records
Sep 09 Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratalova for the US Open championship in the year 1989.
Sep 09 On this day in history tim Hovey, actor (Slim Carter, Man Afraid), dies of a drug overdose
Sep 10 Boris Becker beats Yvan Lendl for the US Open championship on this day in history.
Sep 10 East Germans begin their flight to the west (via Hungary &Czech) in the year 1989.
Sep 10 In the year 1989 hungary opens its borders to the West, allowing thousands to leave East Germany
Sep 10 In the year 1989 jeff Stollmeyer, cricketer (32 Tests for WI), murdered
Sep 12 In the year 1989 anton Lubowski, Namibian attorney/SWAPO, murdered at 37
Sep 13 On this day in history fay Vincent succeeds the late A. Bartlett Giamatti as commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Sep 13 In the year 1989 yamada Koun, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies at 82
Sep 14 In the year 1989 calgary Flames become first NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
Sep 14 In the year 1989 edwin McLeod, cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies