On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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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