Historical Events on August 15, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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F. W. de Klerk becomes President of South Africa

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
  • Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)

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In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines