On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1989

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(?)
1989 Highlights

About April 7, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries