On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st NY Met-NY Yankee game in NYC since 1983, Yanks win 4-3
  • A Bartlett Giamatti replaces Ueberroth as 7th commissioner of baseball

Famous Birthdays

  • Vietoris KrisztiĆ”n, German racecar driver

Famous Deaths

  • Henk Gortzak [Hendricus Gortzak], Dutch carpenter and politician (CPN/PSP), dies at 57