What Happened on January 7, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Akihito becomes the 125th Emperor of Japan
  • Cleve Cavs block 21 NY Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record
  • International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris
  • NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers longest win streak (11)

Famous Birthdays

  • Emiliano InsĂșa, Argentine footballer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

MLB player Greg Maddux (22) weds Kathy Ronnow

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emperor Hirohito of Japan (1922-89) dies at 87 after a 62-year reign

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan
Hirohito