On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1989

Historical Events

  • Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium
  • Supreme Court rules ok to burn US flag as a political expression

Sports History

Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Calhoun, American hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60), dies at 56
  • Simon van Collem, Dutch journalist and TV host (Amsterdamned), dies at 70
1989 Highlights

About June 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer