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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Quencey Calhoun, 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? 31 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer