On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1989

Historical Events

  • 1st test flight of US stealth bomber

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney releases "This One"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Reds reliever Kent Tekulve retires after 1,070 appearances

Famous Birthdays

  • Josie Loren Lopez, American actress (17 Again, Make It or Break It), born in Miami, Florida
  • Marko Todorović, Swiss swimmer and water polo player, born in Zurich, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz Risse, German writer, dies at 91
1989 Highlights

About July 17, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer