Historical Events on April 17th, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 18th Boston Women's Marath won by Ingrid Kristiansen of Nor in 2:24:33
  • 93rd Boston Marathon: Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia 1st man in 2:09:06 and Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway 1st woman in 2:24:33
  • Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week
  • Polish labor union granted legal status
  • Soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros