On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Baseball's National League announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will its 1st African American President
  • Military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay
  • Start 1st Test Cricket, NZ v Pak, washed out

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryne Sanborn, American actor
  • Slobodan Rajković, Serbian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Glenna Collett-Vare, American golfer (6-time US Amateur champion), dies at 85
  • John Cassavetes, Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), dies at 59