December 29, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Riots break-out after Hong Kong decides to forcibly repatriate Vietnamese refugees.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Václav Havel is selected to be president of Czechoslovakia by the Federal Assembly shortly after the Velvet Revolution

Politician and Author Václav Havel
Politician and Author
Václav Havel