Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 19 April 2021
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 In the year 1989 michael Carmine, actor (Batteries Not Included), dies at 30
Oct 15 Billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history south African pres FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners
Oct 15 In the year 1989 wayne Gretsky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
Oct 16 Cornel Wilde, actor (Saadia, Comic, Beach Red, Gargoyles), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history earthquake in SF (6.9) kills 67
Oct 18 On this day in history uS 62nd manned space mission (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit
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 On this day in history anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76
Oct 21 On this day in history buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in SF earthquake
Oct 22 In the year 1989 roland Winters, actor (Jet Pilot, Meet Millie), dies at 84
Oct 24 After a week's delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played (World Series #86) in the year 1989.
Oct 24 Rev Jim Bakker is sentenced to 50 years for fraud on this day in history.
Oct 25 Gerard Walschap, Flemish writer (Men of Goods), dies on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1989 andrew Roberts, cricketer (7 Tests for New Zealand 1976), dies
Oct 26 On this day in history the re-built Globe Theatre in London reopens for the first time in 350 years
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 in the year 1989.
Oct 31 Conrad Beck, composer, dies at 88 in the year 1989.
Nov 01 Dedication of the National Army Memorial in Anzac Parade, Canberra, by the Governor-General, the Hon Bill Hayden on this day in history.
Nov 01 Scandinavian Airlines System bans smoking on many flights in the year 1989.
Nov 01 On this day in history typhoon Gay (1989) in Thailand, India killing 1,036 people
Nov 05 Barry Sadler singer (Green Berets), dies at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn in the year 1989.
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 In the year 1989 vladamir Horowitz pianist, dies at 85
Nov 08 Andre Kloos, Dut trade union leader (NVV)/chairman (VARA), dies at 67 in the year 1989.
Nov 09 East Berlin opens its borders in the year 1989.
Nov 10 East German border guards begin to dismantle parts of the 'Berlin Wall' in the year 1989.
Nov 10 Germans begin punching holes in the Berlin Wall on this day in history.
Nov 10 Guerrillas battle with government forces in El Salvador on this day in history.