What Happened on April 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak
  • Solidarity grants legal status in Poland

Famous Deaths

  • María Cristina Gómez, Salvadoran Teacher (b. 1938)