What Happened on April 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

53rd Masters Golf Tournament: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 283 after Scott Hoch chokes on an 18 inch putt

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Tyson strikes a parking attendant when asked to move his car

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Red Robin Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson steals his 800th career base in NY's 4-3 loss to Clev

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Washington, D.C. march supporting 1973 Roe vs Wade decision (allow abortions)