Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Feb 10 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history barbara Clementine Harris consecrated first female bishop (Episcopalian)
Feb 11 George O'Hanlon, actor/director (Bop Girl, Zamba), dies at 71 in the year 1989.
Feb 11 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary
Feb 12 On this day in history 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel
Feb 12 In the year 1989 mauritius Balfoort, French/Flemish director, dies at 83
Feb 12 On this day in history thursday's Child sets sailing record, New York-Cape Horn-San Francisco, 80 days 20 hours
Feb 12 US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman on this day in history.
Feb 13 Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed in the year 1989.
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 In the year 1989 salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients
Feb 14 In the year 1989 african National Congress (ANC) opens office in Amsterdam
Feb 14 In the year 1989 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 in the year 1989.
Feb 14 Union Carbide agrees to pay $470 million damages for Bhopol disaster in the year 1989.
Feb 14 On this day in history world's first satellite Skyphone opens
Feb 15 Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt in the year 1989.
Feb 15 On this day in history soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends
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 William Hayden becomes governor-General of Australia in the year 1989.
Feb 17 On this day in history lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80
Feb 19 Jaap van de Merwe, Dutch journalist/cabareter (Hadjememaar), dies on this day in history.
Feb 20 Total eclipse of the Moon on this day in history.
Feb 21 Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling on this day in history.
Feb 21 US bust Chinese heroin ring, capture record 820 lbs heroin ($1 billion street value) in the year 1989.
Feb 22 31st Grammy Awards Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman on this day in history.
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) in the year 1989.
Feb 22 On this day in history 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 US authors demonstrate against Iranian death treats against Salman Rushdee, author of "Satanic Rituals" in the year 1989.
Feb 24 On this day in history 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found