What Happened on September 30th, 1989

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Foreign Minister of West Germany Hans-Dietrich Genscher's speech from the balcony of the German embassy in Prague.
  • NASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii & Ascension

Person-of-interestPerson 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

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