What Happened on September 30th, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • NASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii & Ascension

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Senegambia separates back into Gambia & Senegal
  • Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
  • West German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher grants escaping East Germans free passage to the West in speech from West German embassy balcony in Prague

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NBA legend Larry Bird (32) weds long-time girlfriend Dinah Mattingly in Terre Haute, Indiana

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird

Famous Deaths

  • Virgil Thomson, US composer/critic (4 saints in 3 acts), dies at 92