On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1989

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Alexander Dubček elected Chairman of the Federal Assembly (Parliament) of Czechslovakia

  • Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Mackenzie Rosman, American actress, born in Charleston, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Oberth, German physicist (founded modern astronautics), dies at 95
1989 Highlights

About December 28, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn