On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

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