On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1989

Historical Events

  • Mafia drug kingpin bombs security force at Bogota, kills 52
  • Worst Canadian mass murder: Marc Lepine kills 14 women at U Montreal

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Beauvier, actress (Aunt Bee, Mayberry), dies at 86
  • Gabor Jodal, Romanian composer, dies at 76
  • John Payne, American actor (The Restless Gun, Miracle on 34th Street), dies aged 77
  • Sammy Fain, American popular music composer, dies at 87
1989 Highlights

About December 6, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius