Historical Events In 1989
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Apr 07 NY Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from SD Yacht Club for using a catamaran against NZ. Appeals court eventually overrules in the year 1989.
Apr 07 Soviet sub sinks in Norweign Sea, with about a dozen deaths in the year 1989.
Apr 07 Tikhon Toropets, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint, dies at 123(?) in the year 1989.
Apr 09 In the year 1989 entertainment Tonights Mary Hart marries producer Burt Sugarman
Apr 09 In the year 1989 mike Tyson strikes a parking attendant when asked to move his car
Apr 10 In the year 1989 intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip
Apr 10 On this day in history intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip
Apr 10 On this day in history joan Barry, dies at 85
Apr 11 Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Apr 11 On this day in history philadelphia Flyers' goalie Ron Hextall scores short-handed into an empty net
Apr 12 On this day in history abbie Hoffman, yippie peace activist of the 60's, dies at 52
Apr 12 Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through in the year 1989.
Apr 14 First Navy ship arrives on scene to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup on this day in history.
Apr 14 Lance Pierre, cricketer (Test WI v Engl 1948, DNB, 7 overs 0-28), dies on this day in history.
Apr 15 95 crushed to death at Sheffield Soccer Stadium in England on this day in history.
Apr 15 Charles Vanel, dies at 96 on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1989 hu Yaobang general sec of Chinese Commnist Party, dies
Apr 15 On this day in history south African/British Olympic runner Zola Budd marries
Apr 15 On this day in history then largest lottery in North America ($69M) drawn in Illinois
Apr 16 In the year 1989 costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Apr 16 Tawfieq Yusuf Awwaad, Lebanese writer, dies in the year 1989.
Apr 17 Charles Lampkin, dies in the year 1989.
Apr 17 Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros
Apr 18 Zimbabwe gains independence in the year 1989.
Apr 19 Daphne Du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Jamaica Inn), dies at 82 in the year 1989.
Apr 19 On this day in history republic Day in Sierra Leone
Apr 21 In the year 1989 100,000 chinese students gather for quiet protest in Tiananmen Square
Apr 21 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Devil's Holiday), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history huey Newton black activist, shot dead at 47
Apr 22 Huey Newton, US, Black Panther leader, shot dead at 47 on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1989 nolan Ryan strikesout his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
Apr 23 In the year 1989 kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker
Apr 23 On this day in history students in Beijing China announce class boycotts