What Happened on January 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

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