What Happened on August 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st complete ring around Neptune discovered

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Deaths

  • Diana Vreeland, French-American fashion editor (Harper's Bazaar, Vogue), dies at 85
  • Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (b. 1933)