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 pres 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