On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1989

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Drew Doughty, Canadian hockey player, born in London, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Hartung, German-French painter, dies at 85
1989 Highlights

About December 8, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius