On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1989

Historical Events


USAVoyager 2 Spacecraft

Voyager 2 begins a flyby of planet 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 Birthdays

  • Hayden Panettiere, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Palisades, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Raul Seixas, Brazilian singer (b. 1945)
1989 Highlights

About August 21, 1989

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

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo