What Happened on November 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
  • Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn & Moon
  • Eastern Airlines pilots & flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired
  • Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
  • US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
  • Rajindernath, Indian cricketer wicketkeeper (1 Test), dies
  • Rene Muawad, assassinated 17 days after elected president of Lebanon