On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Augusto Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Mario Lemieux scores a goal and 3 assists in Penguins' 5-4 win over Winnipeg in Pittsburgh; sets NHL record by picking up a point in 14 consecutive games; record stands for 10 years

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner

Famous Birthdays

  • Sheryfa Luna, French R&B singer, born in Évreux, France