Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Oct 11 Paul Shenar, actor (Deadly Force, Dream Lover), dies at 53 in the year 1989.
Oct 12 Franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51 in the year 1989.
Oct 13 Dow Jones down 190.58 points on this day in history.
Oct 14 Michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd in the year 1989.
Oct 15 South African pres FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners in the year 1989.
Oct 15 Wayne Gretsky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1989 cornel Wilde, actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles), dies at 74
Oct 17 Earthquake in SF (6.9) kills 67 on this day in history.
Oct 18 US 62nd manned space mission (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit on this day in history.
Oct 19 The 'Guilford Four', accused of IRA bombings, have their convictions quashed after serving 14 years in prison in the year 1989.
Oct 20 Anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake
Oct 22 Roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84 in the year 1989.
Oct 24 In the year 1989 after a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86)
Oct 24 On this day in history rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud
Oct 25 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies in the year 1989.
Oct 26 Andrew Roberts, cricketer (7 Tests for New Zealand 1976), dies on this day in history.
Oct 26 The re-built Globe Theatre in London reopens for the first time in 350 years in the year 1989.
Oct 28 In the year 1989 oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series
Oct 29 The African National Congress(ANC) first political rally for almost thirty years is attended by 70,000 supporters on this day in history.
Oct 31 Conrad Beck, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1989.
Nov 01 In the year 1989 dedication of the National Army Memorial in Anzac Parade, Canberra, by the Governor-General, the Hon Bill Hayden
Nov 01 On this day in history scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights
Nov 01 In the year 1989 typhoon Gay (1989) in Thailand, India killing 1,036 people
Nov 05 On this day in history barry Sadler singer (Green Berets), dies at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn
Nov 05 On this day in history barry Sadler, singer (Green Berets), murdered at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn
Nov 05 On this day in history uS plays El Salvador, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Nov 05 On this day in history vladamir Horowitz pianist, dies at 85
Nov 08 On this day in history andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67
Nov 09 In the year 1989 east Berlin opens its borders
Nov 10 East German border guards begin to dismantle parts of the 'Berlin Wall' on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history germans begin punching holes in the Berlin Wall
Nov 10 On this day in history guerrillas battle with government forces in El Salvador