On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1989

Historical Events

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Pete Rose meets with Commissioner Ueberroth to discuss his gambling

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • US bust Chinese drug smuggling ring, capturing a record 820 lbs of heroin worth $1 billion at street value

Famous Birthdays

  • Corbin Bleu [Reivers], American actor & singer (High School Musical - "Chad"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Josh Walker, English footballer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Kristin Herrera, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scout Taylor-Compton, American actress, born in Long Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Th├ępot, French footballer (b. 1906)
  • Otar Vasilisdze Taktakishvili, Georgian composer, conductor, teacher, and musicologist, dies at 64
1989 Highlights

About February 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces