What Happened on July 29, 1989

Historical Events

  • Javier Sotomayor of Cuba sets high jump record (8'0") in San Juan

Sports History

MLB Philadelphia Phillies retire Steve Carlton's # 32

  • Vince Coleman, record streak stopped at 50 straight stolen bases
  • White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa
1989 Highlights

About July 29, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Toy Soldiers - Martika
  • UK #1 Song: You'll Never Stop Me Loving You - Sonia