On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1989

Historical Events


Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: American Michael Chang wins lone career Grand Slam title; beats Stefan Edberg of Sweden 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2; at 17 years, 110 days, becomes youngest male to win a Grand Slam singles title

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang
  • Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Sawgrass: Orville Moody wins by 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Charles Coody

Famous Birthdays

  • Maya Moore, American basketball player (Minnesota Lynx), born in Jefferson City, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Jack McMahon, American basketball guard and coach (player Rochester Royal, St. Louis Hawks; coach Cincinnati Royals, San Diego Rockets, Pittsburgh Condors), dies at 60
1989 Highlights

About June 11, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini