On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1989

Historical Events

  • A woman is assaulted and raped in room of an Oklahoma football player

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wayne Gretzky passes Marcel Dionne to become NHL's 2nd all time scorer

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Famous Weddings

  • "Falcon Crest" actor Lorenzo Lamas (31) weds actress Kathleen Kinmont (23) at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

Famous Deaths

  • Billy [Dorothy] Tipton, American jazz pianist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 74
  • Carl Furillo, American Baseball player (b. 1922)
1989 Highlights

About January 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius