What Happened on February 6, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa begins negotiating with Polish government

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)