On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1989

Historical Events


Sport awardSuper Bowl

After winning his third Super Bowl as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Bill Walsh retires

American Football Coach Bill Walsh
American Football Coach
Bill Walsh

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XXIII, Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, FL: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals, 20-16; MVP: Jerry Rice, SF, WR

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1989 Highlights

About January 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius