What Happened on April 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st Seniors Golf Tradition: Don Bies wins
  • 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