On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1989

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

14 year old actress Drew Barrymore, attempts suicide

  • Unmanned Russian Mig-23 crashes in Bellegem-Kooigem, Belgium (1 dies)

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Haig [John Cecil Coppin], English actor ('Allo, Allo!), dies of stomach cancer at 76
  • Vic Perrin, American actor (Mission: Impossible), dies at 73
1989 Highlights

About July 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer