On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1989

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Kings center Wayne Gretzky becomes NHL’s all-time leading scorer in combined regular season & playoff points; 4 assists in 5-4 home win over Edmonton brings his total to 2,011, 1 more than Gordie Howe

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Winchester, Australian Assistant Police Commissioner, murdered (b. 1933)
  • Donald Voorhees, American conductor (Bell Telephone Hour), dies at 85
  • Herbert Morrison, American radio reporter (b. 1905)
1989 Highlights

About January 10, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn