Historical Events In 1989
Friday, 21 January 2022
Jan 29 Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-point loss since October 1987; index at 2,256.43 on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1989 episcopal church appoints first female bishop
Jan 29 Orlando Arena opens on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1989 uSSR's Phobos II enters Martian orbit
Jan 30 16th American Music Award Randy Travis &George Michael win in the year 1989.
Jan 30 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor on this day in history.
Jan 30 Former defense attorney Joel Steinberg is convicted in New York of first-degree manslaughter in the death of his daughter, Lisa, aged 6 in the year 1989.
Jan 30 Joel Steinberg found guilty of first degree manslaughter of daughter in the year 1989.
Jan 30 In the year 1989 last day of first class cricket for Dav Whatmore
Jan 30 In the year 1989 olympian, Bruce Kimball, is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing 2 teenagers in a drunk driving accident
Jan 31 Jack Douglas, humorist (My Brother Was an Only Child), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 01 Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 at perihelion in the year 1989.
Feb 01 Princess Diana of England visits New York NY in the year 1989.
Feb 02 On this day in history f[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk replaces Botha as South Africa's Nationalist Party leader
Feb 03 In the year 1989 john Cassavetes, actor/director (Husbands, Dirty Dozen), dies at 59
Feb 03 Twenty villages evacuated in Russia, after high radiation fall-out from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history uruguayan president Alfredo Stroessner is overthrown in a military coup.
Feb 04 On this day in history dean Jones scores 216 vs West Indies at the Adelaide Oval
Feb 04 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns, country singer (Homer & Jethro), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1989 joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51
Feb 05 On this day in history kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes first NBA player to score 38,000 points
Feb 06 Andre Cayatte, dies on this day in history.
Feb 06 Lech Walesa begins negotiating with the Polish government on this day in history.
Feb 07 Tennis superstar Björn Börg, apparently attempts suicide in Milan on this day in history.
Feb 08 144 people die when a Boeing 707 jetliner crashes into a fog-shrouded mountain in the Azores in the year 1989.
Feb 08 In the year 1989 5 cm of snow falls in outskirts of Los Angeles
Feb 08 On this day in history maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81
Feb 09 Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election in the year 1989.
Feb 09 Neo-Nazi groups outlawed in West Germany on this day in history.
Feb 10 Dan Kelly, NHL sportscaster, dies at 52, "He shoots, he scores!" on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1989 miami Vice's 100th episode seen on TV
Feb 10 Test Cricket debut of Aaqib Javed, Pakistan vs New Zealand age 16 years 189 days on this day in history.
Feb 10 The Democratic National Committee elects Ron Brown as chair, making him the first African-American to head a major political party on this day in history.
Feb 10 To gain deregulation WWF admits pro wrestling is an exhibition & not a sport, in a New Jersey court in the year 1989.