Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 27 November 2021
Jan 16 Police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague in the year 1989.
Jan 16 Three days of riots begin in Miami after a police officer shoots and kills a black motorcyclist, which also claims the life of the passenger in the ensuing crash in the year 1989.
Jan 16 USSR announces plan for 2-year manned mission to Mars on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach
Jan 17 On this day in history five children are shot to death at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California, by a gunman who then kills himself.
Jan 17 On this day in history gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded
Jan 17 Murden & Metz are first women to reach South Pole overland (on skis) in the year 1989.
Jan 17 In the year 1989 sterling A Brown, US poet/critic (Southern Road), dies at 87
Jan 18 Astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC) on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1989 bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49
Jan 18 Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey in the year 1989.
Jan 18 In the year 1989 iBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988
Jan 18 Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations & Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the year 1989.
Jan 18 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup in the year 1989.
Jan 19 In the year 1989 norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies
Jan 19 President Reagan pardons George Steinbrenner for illegal funds for Nixon on this day in history.
Jan 20 Beatrice Lillie, actress (Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies at 94 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Bush inaugurated as 41st President & Quayle becomes 44th Vice President in the year 1989.
Jan 20 Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket first ball in 1st-class cricket in the year 1989.
Jan 21 A woman is assaulted & raped in the room of an Oklahoma football player in the year 1989.
Jan 21 On this day in history in St John's Newfoundland Tory Brian Peckford resigns after 10 years as Newfoundland Premier; replaced by Clyde Wells after election
Jan 22 On this day in history in Tajikistan a 5.3 earthquake occured, two hundred seventy-four people killed, many injured, extensive damage (VII) and mudslides in the Gissar area
Jan 23 In the year 1989 challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court
Jan 23 On this day in history surrealist painter Salvador Dali dies at age 84.
Jan 24 In the year 1989 serial killer Ted Bundy is put to death in Florida's electric chair.
Jan 24 Ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42 on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history the first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex
Jan 26 On this day in history aT&T reports first loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988
Jan 26 Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies in the year 1989.
Jan 26 Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia vs West Indies, Sydney on this day in history.
Jan 26 US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history german war criminals Fischer &Austrian der Fünten freed
Jan 27 Oklahoma's linebacker, Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Oklahoma grad student in the year 1989.
Jan 28 46th Golden Globes Rain Man, Working Girl in the year 1989.