On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1989

Historical Events

  • 0°F (-18°C) or below in 15 US states

Event of interestEvent of Interest

F. W. de Klerk replaces P. W. Botha as South Africa's National Party leader

South African President F. W. de Klerk
South African President
F. W. de Klerk
President of South Africa P. W. Botha
President of South Africa
P. W. Botha

Famous Deaths

  • Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (b. 1951)
1989 Highlights

About February 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius