On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1989

Historical Events

  • Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games
  • Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Gia Farrell, American singer
  • Wu Chia-ching, Taiwanese pool player

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

NBA power forward Charles Barkley (26) weds legal aide Maureen Blumhardt in Elkton, Maryland

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley

Famous Deaths

  • Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (Kimba the White Lion), dies of cancer at 60
1989 Highlights

About February 9, 1989

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

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius