February 24, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 150-million-year-old fossil egg (oldest dinosaur embryo) found

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini offers a $1-3M bounty on Salman Rushdie's death due to his novel, "Satanic Verses"

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • US Boeing 747 loses parts of roof over Pacific, 9 die
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site