On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1989

Historical Events

Sports History

Cleveland Indians Joe Carter has his 4th 3 HR game

  • NFL owners vote unanimously to form World League of American Football - operated 1991-2007
  • United Airlines DC-10 crashes at Sioux City Iowa, kills 112

Famous Deaths

  • Carl-Heinz Schroth, German director and actor (Strafverteidiger), dies at 87
  • Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (b. 1913)
1989 Highlights

About July 19, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer