What Happened on June 7th, 1989

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
  • 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires
  • Atlanta Fulton County Comm approves $210M stadium for the Falcons
  • For one second this morning, the time is 01:23:45, 6-7-89
  • Suriname SLM-173 (DC-8) crashes near Paramaribo Airport killing 173

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Joseph Tamboli, Eldesburg Md, born 01:23:45 PM on 6-7-89

Famous Deaths

  • Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1907)
  • Milton van Embricqs, Suriname/Dutch publicist, dies
  • Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies