What Happened on January 23, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 100s feared dead after a powerful earthquake strikes the Soviet Central Asian republic of Tajikistan
  • Challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court
  • NBA New Jersey Nets begin a 32+ game road losing streak

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Salvador DalĂ­, Catalan artist (b. 1904)

Painter Salvador Dali
Salvador Dali