Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Feb 24 On this day in history margaret Ray found in David Letterman's home, claims to be his wife
Feb 24 On this day in history uS Boeing 747 loses parts of roof over Pacific, 9 die
Feb 24 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 25 In the year 1989 first independent blue-collar labor union in Communist Hungary forms
Feb 25 Lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt) in the year 1989.
Feb 25 On this day in history mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
Feb 25 Rob Boyd wins a World Cup downhill race in home town of Whistler; first Canadian to win a FIS World Cup Ski race in Canada on this day in history.
Feb 26 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 634 performances on this day in history.
Feb 26 California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1989 lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (95.5 hPa)
Feb 27 On this day in history conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
Feb 27 German war criminals Austria der Fünten/Fischer, freed in Holland on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history gretchen Polhemus, 23, (Texas), crowned 38th Miss USA
Feb 28 Hermann Burger, writer, dies at 46 in the year 1989.
Feb 28 In the year 1989 memo by Brian Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public
Mar 01 Ben Johnson's coach testifies Johnson began using steroids in 1981 in the year 1989.
Mar 01 In the year 1989 comet du Toit at perihelion
Mar 01 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 01 Julianne Phillips &Bruce Springsteen divorce in the year 1989.
Mar 02 12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000 on this day in history.
Mar 02 In the year 1989 exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil
Mar 02 On this day in history madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial
Mar 02 New York Met Darryl Strawberry swings at teammate Keith Hernandez in the year 1989.
Mar 03 In the year 1989 machinists strike Eastern Airlines; pilots honor picket lines
Mar 03 Robert McFarlane gets $20,000 fine, 2 years probation for Iran-Contra on this day in history.
Mar 04 Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history eastern Airlines machinists strike
Mar 04 In the year 1989 time and Warner Communications announce a planned merger to form the world's largest media and entertainment company.
Mar 05 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000 in the year 1989.
Mar 06 Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77 in the year 1989.
Mar 07 Chinese occupying forces fire on Tibetan monks and civilians in the year 1989.
Mar 07 Iran drops diplomatic relations with Britain over Salman Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1989 mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 minutes in Nepal at 21,030 feet
Mar 07 In the year 1989 on the Burma-China Border Region a 5.6 quake killed at least 1 person, 91 injured and 5,300 houses destroyed in the Gengma area, China