What Happened on February 11, 1989

Historical Events

  • Barbara Clementine Harris consecrated 1st female bishop (Episcopalian)
  • US Episcopal Church Diocese of Massachusetts installs Barbara Harris (59) as 1st female bishop of a US Episcopal church
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary
1989 History

Famous Weddings

Dave Righetti

MLB pitcher Dave Righetti (30) weds Kandice Owen

Famous Deaths

  • George O'Hanlon, American actor (Life of Riley - "Calvin"' Joe McDoakes shorts), voice actor (The Jetsons - "George Jetson"), and screenwriter, dies after a stroke at 76
  • Leon Festinger, American psychologist, dies at 69

About February 11, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Straight Up - Paula Abdul
  • UK #1 Song: Somethings Gotten Hold Of My Heart - Marc Almond Featuring Special Guest Star Gene Pitney