Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 19 April 2021
Feb 10 In the year 1989 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 11 On this day in history barbara Clementine Harris consecrated first female bishop (Episcopalian)
Feb 11 In the year 1989 george O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71
Feb 11 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary
Feb 12 In the year 1989 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 Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1989 oklahoma football player Charles Thompson is charged with selling cocaine; he is later sentenced to 2 years in prison
Feb 13 Salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients on this day in history.
Feb 14 African National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam in the year 1989.
Feb 14 On this day in history iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1 million-$3 million bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses"
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 in the year 1989.
Feb 15 Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt in the year 1989.
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 Jane Fonda & Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history william Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia
Feb 17 Lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies in the year 1989.
Feb 20 On this day in history total eclipse of the Moon
Feb 21 Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling in the year 1989.
Feb 21 US bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1 billion street value) on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history 31st Grammy Awards Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman
Feb 22 On this day in history fins ministry of Public health installs sex vacation to thwart stress
Feb 22 New York Lotto pays $26.9 million to one winner (#s are 1-5-12-19-44-50) on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1989 the first Spanish commercial on network TV (Pepsi-Cola-CBS Grammy Award)
Feb 22 UK physicist Stephen Hawking calls Star Wars a "deliberate fraud" on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1989 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 on this day in history.