What Happened on January 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski

Famous Birthdays

  • Michaella Krajicek, Dutch tennis player

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Terry, baseball player (b. 1898)