On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NY Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from SD Yacht Club for using a catamaran against NZ. Appeals court eventually overrules
  • Soviet sub sinks in Norwegian Sea, with about a dozen deaths

Famous Birthdays

  • Franco Di Santo, Argentine Footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Morin, Puerto Rican actor (Two Mules for Sister Sara, Rio Grande), dies at 86
  • Tikhon Toropets, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint, dies at 123(?)