October 1, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Batting titles decided on final day Puckett goes 2-for-5 edges Carney Lansford .339 to .336, Gwynn's 3-for-4 edges Will Clark .336 to .333
  • Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany
  • US Post Officeissues a stamp labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus