What Happened on July 6, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ex-Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt becomes the first retired MLB player to be named to start the All Star game, he elected not to play

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • US marshals & FCC seize pirate radio station WHOT in Brooklyn

Famous Deaths

  • Janos Kádár, premier of Hungary (1956-58), dies at 77