June 4, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 2nd Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $770,000
  • 43rd Tony Awards: Heidi Chronicles & Jerome Robbin's Broadway win
  • Beijing policeman shoots & wounds Chinese priemer Li Ping
  • Eastern Europe's 1st partial free elections in 40 years held in Poland, Solidarity Party comes to power
  • Gas explodes near 2 passenger trains in USSR, kills 100s
  • Largest parade in Bronx history honors 350th anniversary
  • Tiananmen Square Massacre: Chinese troops clear the square of student protesters, unofficial figures place death toll near 1,000.

Deaths in History

  • Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible), dies at 71