On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1989

Historical Events

Voyager 2 Spacecraft

NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24

Famous Birthdays

  • Nacer Chadli, Belgian football player, born in Li├Ęge, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Helmer-Rayner Sinisalo, Karelian-Soviet composer and educator, dies at 69
1989 Highlights

About August 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo