On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Welcome to the Club" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 12 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin "Bull Moose" Jackson, American R&B saxophone player and singer ("Hurry, Hurry"), dies at 70

Emilio G. Segrè

Emilio G. Segrè, Italian physicist & Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), dies at 84 of a heart attack

1989 Highlights

About April 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus