On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1989

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George W. Bush and Edward W. Rose become joint CEOs of the Texas Rangers

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • Thousands of Chinese crowd into Beijing's Tiananmen Square cheering students demanding greater political freedom

Famous Deaths

  • James Kirkwood, American actor, author and playwright (A Chorus Line, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!), dies of cancer at 64
  • Princess Deokhye of Korea, last princess of the Korean Empire, dies at 76
1989 Highlights

About April 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus