What Happened on February 6, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Solidarity union leader Lech Wałęsa begins negotiating with Polish government

Polish Politician and Labor Activist Lech Wałęsa
Polish Politician and Labor Activist
Lech Wałęsa

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Cathcart, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Cayatte, French filmmaker, dies at 80
  • Barbara Tuchman, historian (Guns of August-Pulitzer), dies at 77
  • Chris Gueffroy, East German attempted defector (b. 1968)
  • Osbourne Ruddock, Jamaican Dub music performer (b. 1941)