What Happened on April 11, 1989

Historical Events

Sports History

1st playoff goal scored by a goalie, Ron Hextall of Philadelphia

  • Flyers, scores short-handed into an empty net beating Caps 8-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Boland, Australian cricket fast bowler (only second male Aboriginal player to play Test Cricket for Australia; BB 6/7), born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Henk van Galen Last, Dutch journalist, dies at 68
1989 Highlights

About April 11, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
  • UK #1 Song: Eternal Flame - Bangles