On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1989

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser signs $7.9M-3 year contract

  • Egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market

Contract of Interest

Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens signs $7.5M-3 year contract

  • William Hayden becomes Governor-General of Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Olsen, American actress (Martha Marcy May Marlene; Avenger films - "Scarlet Witch"), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Divorces

Jane Fonda

Actress Jane Fonda and activist Tom Hayden separate after 16 years of marriage

1989 Highlights

About February 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius