What Happened on December 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Day Without Art" - Artists demonstrate against AIDS
  • East Germany drops communist monopoly from its constitution
  • Mark Langston signs record $3.2 million per year Cal Angels contract

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

USSR Pres Mikhail S Gorbachev meets Pope John Paul II at the Vatican

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Deaths

  • Alvin Ailey, US choreographer (Blues Suite, Revelations), dies at 58