What Happened on April 8, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1-handed pitcher Jim Abbott debut but lasts only 4 2/3 inn
  • 143rd Grand National: Jimmy Frost aboard Little Polveir wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Hitomi Takahashi, Japanese singer
  • Matty Healy [Matthew Healy], British vocalist and guitarist (The 1975), born in London, England

Famous Weddings

  • Entertainment Tonight's Mary Hart marries producer Burt Sugarman