Historical Events In 1989
Sunday, 07 August 2022
Mar 21 On this day in history australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair.
Mar 21 Milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history the first sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
Mar 22 In the year 1989 uS Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of New York NY Board of Estimate
Mar 23 On this day in history 2 Utah scientists claim they have produced fusion at room temperature
Mar 23 On this day in history joel Steinberg sentenced to 25 years for killing his adopted daughter
Mar 24 Mary Martin in "Peter Pan", first time seen on TV since 1973 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1989 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 In the year 1989 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 on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history 61st Academy Awards "Rainman", Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win
Mar 29 Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Mar 29 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1989 sergei Priakin signed by Calgary Flames; first Soviet player allowed to play in North America by Soviet Ice Hockey Federation
Mar 29 On this day in history the first Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
Mar 29 US private commercial rocket takes suborbital test flight (New Mexico) on this day in history.
Mar 30 Dort Clark, actor (In Harm's Way), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Apr 03 Mets win 11th consecutive home opener 8-4 over St Louis at Shea Stadium on this day in history.
Apr 03 Norman Woolard, actor (Guilty, Saul & David, Medeleine), dies at 79 in the year 1989.
Apr 04 In the year 1989 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 Solidarity granted legal status in Poland on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 1989 president orders DOD to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup