On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1989

Historical Events

Sports History

1st The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Don Bies wins his lone career Champions Tour major title by 1 stroke from Gary Player

  • Berendrechtsluis opens in Antwerp, biggest flood lock in world
  • Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • Zeleka Metaferia wins 3rd World Cup marathon (2:10:28)

Famous Deaths

  • Tawfieq Yusuf Awwaad, Lebanese writer, dies
1989 Highlights

About April 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries