What Happened on April 12th, 1989

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Soul Train Music Awards: Anita Baker, Bobby Brown win
  • Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through

Famous Deaths

  • Abbie Hoffman, yippie peace activist of the 60's, dies at 52
  • Gerald Flood, British actor (b. 1927)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Sugar Ray Robinson, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 67 of Alzheimer

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson