On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Sunrise" a Gannett newspaper begins publishing for Bronx
  • 51st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Michigan beats Seton Hall, 80-79 (OT); Wolverines first title; small forward Glen Rice named tournament MOP
  • Mets win 11th consecutive home opener 8-4 over St Louis at Shea Stad

Famous Birthdays

  • Israel Folau, Australian Rugby League, Rugby Union, AFL player (dual international), born in Minto, New South Wales, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Wooland, German actor (Ivanhoe, Quo Vadis, Hamlet), dies at 79
1989 Highlights

About April 3, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries