Historical Events on July 5, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Barry Bond's HR sets father-son (Bobby) HR record at 408

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Mark McGwire's gets 100th HR, 2nd fastest (1400 at bats) (to Kiner)

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

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Rod Stewart hits his head while on stage & knocks himself out

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart

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South African President PW Botha visits ANC leader Nelson Mandela

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Toronto Blue Jays are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East