Historical Events In 1989
Monday, 19 April 2021
Mar 21 Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair in the year 1989.
Mar 21 On this day in history milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
Mar 21 The first sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral on this day in history.
Mar 22 US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of New York NY Board of Estimate on this day in history.
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 On this day in history mary Martin in "Peter Pan", first time seen on TV since 1973
Mar 24 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 in the year 1989.
Mar 26 Allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1989 first free elections in USSR 190 M votes cast; Boris Yeltsin wins
Mar 27 On this day in history delhi beat Bengal by innings & 210 to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
Mar 27 On this day in history first half-black soap opera, "Generations", premieres on NBC-TV
Mar 27 On this day in history may Allison, actress (Youth for Salem Men of Steel), dies
Mar 28 New Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a New York court in the year 1989.
Mar 29 On this day in history 61st Academy Awards "Rainman", Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win
Mar 29 In the year 1989 bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73
Mar 29 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 29 US private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico) in the year 1989.
Mar 30 Dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history donald Trump purchases Eastern's Northeast Shuttle
Apr 01 Henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57 in the year 1989.
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 in the year 1989.
Apr 03 51st NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Michigan beats Seton Hall 80-79 (OT) in the year 1989.
Apr 03 On this day in history mets win 11th consecutive home opener 8-4 over St Louis at Shea Stadium
Apr 03 In the year 1989 norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79
Apr 04 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle on this day in history.
Apr 04 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 on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1989 david Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo
Apr 05 On this day in history orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak
Apr 05 Solidarity granted legal status in Poland on this day in history.
Apr 06 President orders DOD to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup in the year 1989.