What Happened on January 20, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George H. W. Bush inaugurated as 41st US President, Dan Quayle becomes 44th Vice President

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Reagan becomes 1st US president elected in a "0" year, since 1840, to leave office alive

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket 1st ball in 1st-class cricket

Famous Deaths

  • Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director (b. 1938)
  • Beatrice Lillie, actress (Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies at 94