Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jan 16 In the year 1989 police arrest writer Vaclav Havel in Prague
Jan 16 On this day in history 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.
Jan 16 On this day in history uSSR announces plan for 2-year manned mission to Mars
Jan 17 On this day in history al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach
Jan 17 Five children are shot to death at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California, by a gunman who then kills himself in the year 1989.
Jan 17 Gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history murden & Metz are first women to reach South Pole overland (on skis)
Jan 17 Sterling A Brown, US poet/critic (Southern Road), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1989 astronomers discover pulsar in remnants of Supernova 1987A (LMC)
Jan 18 On this day in history bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49
Jan 18 Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey on this day in history.
Jan 18 IBM announces earnings up 10.4% in 1988 in the year 1989.
Jan 18 Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations & Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Jan 18 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup in the year 1989.
Jan 19 Norma Varden, actress (Loose in London), dies on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history president Reagan pardons George Steinbrenner for illegal funds for Nixon
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1989 in St John's Newfoundland Tory Brian Peckford resigns after 10 years as Newfoundland Premier; replaced by Clyde Wells after election
Jan 22 In Tajikistan a 5.3 earthquake occured, two hundred seventy-four people killed, many injured, extensive damage (VII) and mudslides in the Gissar area in the year 1989.
Jan 23 On this day in history challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court
Jan 23 Surrealist painter Salvador Dali dies at age 84 in the year 1989.
Jan 24 In the year 1989 serial killer Ted Bundy is put to death in Florida's electric chair.
Jan 24 In the year 1989 ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42
Jan 24 On this day in history the first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex
Jan 26 AT&T reports first loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988 in the year 1989.
Jan 26 On this day in history paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies
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 In the year 1989 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 On this day in history 46th Golden Globes Rain Man, Working Girl