On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Nightmare on Elm Street 5: Dream Child" premieres
  • Geoff Marsh & Mark Taylor complete 329 opening stand v England

USAVoyager 2 Spacecraft

Voyager 2 discovers two partial rings of Neptune

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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
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Famous Deaths

  • John Meillon, actor (Wild Duck, Crocodile Dundee), dies
1989 Highlights

About August 11, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo