Historical Events on April 23, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1989 NFL Draft: Troy Aikman from UCLA first pick by Dallas Cowboys

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Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • CBS' premiere of fact based "The Littlest Victims", based on Newark, N.J. physician James Oleske as the first doctor to discover AIDS in children

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker

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Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Students in Beijing China announce class boycotts

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Wine merchant William Sokolin breaks a bottle of 1787 Ch√Ęteau Margaux, possibly belonging to Thomas Jefferson, worth $500,000 at the Four Seasons restaurant in New York

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson