On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1989

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

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

Leader of Czechoslovakia Alexander Dubček
Leader of Czechoslovakia
Alexander Dubček
  • 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? 31 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn