Historical Events In 1989
Wednesday, 08 December 2021
Feb 10 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 11 Barbara Clementine Harris consecrated first female bishop (Episcopalian) on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1989 george O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
Feb 11 US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary in the year 1989.
Feb 12 On this day in history 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel
Feb 12 Mauritius Balfoort, French/Flemish director, dies at 83 in the year 1989.
Feb 12 Thursday's Child sets sailing record, New York-Cape Horn-San Francisco, 80 days 20 hours on this day in history.
Feb 12 US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman in the year 1989.
Feb 13 In the year 1989 kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed
Feb 13 On this day in history oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison
Feb 13 In the year 1989 salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients
Feb 14 African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam in the year 1989.
Feb 14 Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses" in the year 1989.
Feb 14 Robin Givens is granted a divorce from Mike Tyson in Dominican Republic on this day in history.
Feb 14 Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million damages for Bhopol disaster in the year 1989.
Feb 14 World's first satellite Skyphone opens on this day in history.
Feb 15 Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt on this day in history.
Feb 15 Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends in the year 1989.
Feb 15 The last Soviet troops leave Afghanistan, ending nine years of military involvement on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1989 egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market
Feb 16 In the year 1989 jane Fonda & Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage
Feb 16 On this day in history william Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia
Feb 17 In the year 1989 lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80
Feb 19 On this day in history jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies
Feb 20 Total eclipse of the Moon in the year 1989.
Feb 21 On this day in history pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling
Feb 21 In the year 1989 uS bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1 billion street value)
Feb 22 31st Grammy Awards Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman in the year 1989.
Feb 22 Fins ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1989 new York Lotto pays $26.9 million to one winner (#s are 1-5-12-19-44-50)
Feb 22 The first Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award) in the year 1989.
Feb 22 On this day in history uK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a "deliberate fraud"
Feb 22 On this day in history uS authors demonstrate against Iranian death treats against Salman Rushdee, author of "Satanic Rituals"
Feb 24 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found in the year 1989.