On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1989

Historical Events

  • Two bombs explode in Mecca, killing one pilgrim and wounding 16 others

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Boris Becker of Germany beats Sweden's Stefan Edberg 6-0, 7-6, 6-4 for his 3rd and last Wimbledon title

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf successfully defends her title beating Martina Navratilova 6-2, 6-7, 6-1

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Famous Birthdays

  • Giannoulis Fakinos, Greek footballer, born in Naxos, Greece
1989 Highlights

About July 9, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer