On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • After 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey, Voyager 2 flies over cloudtops of Neptune & its moon Triton, sending back photographs of swamps
  • Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan's first female cabinet secretary.

Famous Deaths

  • Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80