On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1989

Historical Events

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

NHL 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

Sports History

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

Meeting of Interest

NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Sheryfa Luna, French R&B singer, born in Évreux, France
1989 Highlights

About January 25, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius