On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 10th United Negro College Fund raises $12,000,000
  • Dmitri Volkov swims world record 50m freestyle (27.15 sec)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryan Sheckler, American professional skateboarder

Famous Deaths

  • Etienne Leroux, Afrikaans author (Een vir Azazel), dies at 67
  • Lenore Lemmon, wife of George Reeves (b. 1923)
  • Madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies