March 9, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
  • Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Senate rejects President George H. W. Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Deaths in History

  • Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer, dies at 42