Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Mar 21 Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
Mar 21 In the year 1989 the first sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
Mar 22 US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of New York NY Board of Estimate in the year 1989.
Mar 23 On this day in history 2 Utah scientists claim they have produced fusion at room temperature
Mar 23 Joel Steinberg sentenced to 25 years for killing his adopted daughter on this day in history.
Mar 24 Mary Martin in "Peter Pan", first time seen on TV since 1973 on this day in history.
Mar 24 On this day in history the worst oil spill to ever occur in U.S. territory begins after the supertanker Exxon Valdez, owned and operated by the Exxon Corporation, runs aground on a reef in Prince William Sound in southern Alaska
Mar 26 Allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic in the year 1989.
Mar 26 In the year 1989 first free elections in USSR 190 M votes cast; Boris Yeltsin wins
Mar 27 Delhi beat Bengal by innings & 210 to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1989 first half-black soap opera, "Generations", premieres on NBC-TV
Mar 27 May Allison, actress (Youth for Salem Men of Steel), dies in the year 1989.
Mar 28 On this day in history new Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a New York court
Mar 29 61st Academy Awards "Rainman", Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win on this day in history.
Mar 29 Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73 in the year 1989.
Mar 29 On this day in history michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering
Mar 29 Sergei Priakin signed by Calgary Flames; first Soviet player allowed to play in North America by Soviet Ice Hockey Federation on this day in history.
Mar 29 The first Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL in the year 1989.
Mar 29 In the year 1989 uS private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico)
Mar 30 In the year 1989 dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies
Mar 31 Donald Trump purchases Eastern's Northeast Shuttle on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57
Apr 02 In the year 1989 wrestlemania V-Hulk Hogan beats Randy "Macho Man" Savage
Apr 03 "Sunrise" a Gannett newspaper begins publishing for the Bronx on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history 51st NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Michigan beats Seton Hall 80-79 (OT)
Apr 03 In the year 1989 mets win 11th consecutive home opener 8-4 over St Louis at Shea Stadium
Apr 03 Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle
Apr 04 In the year 1989 new York Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yankees beat Twins on opening day 4-2
Apr 05 In the year 1989 david Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo
Apr 05 Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak in the year 1989.
Apr 05 On this day in history solidarity granted legal status in Poland
Apr 06 In the year 1989 president orders DOD to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup