Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Sep 15 In the year 1989 harry Cave, cricketer (New Zealand captain 1955-56), dies
Sep 16 In the year 1989 singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher
Sep 17 Hurricane Hugo begins 4 day sweep through Caribbean, killing 62 on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history jay Stewart, annoucer on Lets Make a Deal, commits suicide
Sep 17 NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision and returns America's Cup back to the US (from New Zealand) on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history hungary begins transition to a Western style democracy
Sep 18 Hurricane Hugo causes extensive damage in Puerto Rico in the year 1989.
Sep 19 In the year 1989 appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to New Zealand (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
Sep 19 In the year 1989 chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens
Sep 19 Guido de Moor, actor (Flanagan, Because of the Cats), dies on this day in history.
Sep 19 Vietnamese troops withdraw from Cambodia in the year 1989.
Sep 21 F Fischer, German war criminal (4, Two of Breda), dies on this day in history.
Sep 21 On this day in history hurricane Hugo bashes Charleston, SC, with winds of up to 135 miles per hour, causing an estimated $8 billion in damage.
Sep 21 On this day in history poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki
Sep 22 After Hurricane Hugo, Sailors and Marines provide assistance to Charleston, SC, through 10 October on this day in history.
Sep 22 Irving Berlin, composer (God Bless America), dies at 101 on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome
Sep 27 In the year 1989 sony purchases Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion cash
Sep 28 Ferdinand E Marcos, president of Philippines (1965-86), dies at 72 in the year 1989.
Sep 29 In the year 1989 a A Busch Jr, brewer/baseball owner (St Louis Cards), dies at 90
Sep 30 On this day in history nASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii and Ascension
Sep 30 In the year 1989 virgil Thomson, US composer/critic (4 saints in 3 acts), dies at 92
Oct 01 Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones records his 1,000th NFL tackle in the year 1989.
Oct 01 Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history uS issues a stamp, labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus
Oct 02 On this day in history liesbeth Ribbius Peletier, Neth's 1st female advisor of State, dies
Oct 03 In the year 1989 joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
Oct 03 Panamanian Defense Force attempted coup of Manuel Noriega fails on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1989 graham Chapman, comedian (Monty Python), dies of cancer at 48
Oct 05 The exiled Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history bette [Ruth E] Davis, actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81
Oct 07 Radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history penthouse Magazine's hebrew edition hits the newstands
Oct 09 Tass, the official Soviet news agency, reports that a spaceship, with a crew of three extra-terrestrials, lands in a city park in Voronezh in the year 1989.