On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Russian newspaper Izvestia gets its 1st commercial advertisement

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex D. Linz, American actor, born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Anya Rozova [Anya Kop], Russian American model and America's Next Top Model contestant, born in Leningrad, USSR
  • Kōhei Uchimura, Japanese gymnast (Olympic Champion 2012, 2016), born in Kitakyushu, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Nick Virgilio, American Haiku poet, dies at 60
  • Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)